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Africa > Burundi: Covid-19 and Travel


Present Situation

Total cases: 47 762

Recovered: 47 724

Deaths: 38

Vaccination count: 26 11

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2022-12-04

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Allowed
Is a test required to enter the country?
Not required.
Are quarantine measures imposed? Sous conditions
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
Masks are not required

Provisions for travellers

Entry to the territory: Allowed
Commercial flights to Bujumbura International Airport have now resumed at a reduced capacity.

It is no longer required to present a negative COVID-19 test to travel to Burundi. However, there is a COVID-19 test taken upon arrival, which costs $100. There is no longer a requirement to present a negative COVID-19 test to depart Burundi unless the onward destination requires it.

Those who test positive for COVID-19 will be requested to quarantine at home after obtaining a treatment kit from one of the designated test centers provided by the Ministry of Health.

Tests: Not required.

Quarantine: Depends
Quarantine is required for some travelers.

Information updated on 2022-11-04.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: No
Measures such as social distancing and masks are encouraged, but not always followed.

Masks are currently required while using public transportation, and there is a fine for non-compliance.

There has been no national lockdown, and it has been business as normal in many areas of society.

Mask use
Masks are not required

Gatherings: Allowed

Restaurants and bars: Fully Open

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open


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