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Africa > Cameroon: Covid-19 and Travel


Present Situation

Total cases: 85 414

Active cases: 3 613

Recovered: 80 433

Deaths: 1 368

Vaccination count: 370 319

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2021-09-24

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Partially Allowed
Is a test required to enter the country?
Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.
Are quarantine measures imposed? Oui
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
Masks are required in public spaces

Provisions for travellers

Entry to the territory: Partially Allowed
Access across Cameroon’s land and sea borders is currently restricted.

Air borders also remain largely closed, but authorities have permitted several airlines to resume limited flights. Services by Air France (AF), Brussels Airlines (SN), and Ethiopia Airlines (ET) will operate out of Douala International Airport (DLA) and Yaounde Nsimalen International Airport (NSI).

All citizens and residents intending to travel to Cameroon must present a negative COVID-19 test taken up to 72 hours before the flight. In addition, travelers from countries with active cases of the disease face compulsory testing at the port of entry.

Travelers without a test, travelers who display symptoms, or travelers who test positive face a 14-day quarantine at a government-approved hotel.

It is currently unclear when regular air travel will resume.

Tests: Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.

Quarantine: Yes
Quarantine for 14 days required for all countries.

Information updated on 2021-09-22.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: Partial
Travel within the country should be limited to essential travel only. The authorities have banned public transport (taxis, buses, motorbikes) from taking more passengers than they have seats.

Gatherings of over 50 people are prohibited. Restrictions on bars, restaurants and entertainment spots have been lifted. The use of protective face masks is mandatory in all public spaces nationwide. Individuals found to be violating the measure are liable to be sanctioned by authorities.

Mask use
Masks are required in public spaces

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Events of more than 50 people banned

Restaurants and bars: Open with restrictions

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open


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