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Africa > Congo: Covid-19 and Travel

     
Congo

Present Situation


Total cases: 24 128

Active cases: 3 565

Recovered: 20 178

Deaths: 385

Vaccination count: 815 778

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2022-06-26

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Allowed
Is a test required to enter the country?
Negative COVID-19 test required for all countries.
Are quarantine measures imposed? Sous conditions
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
Masks are required in public spaces

Provisions for travellers


Entry to the territory: Allowed
The Republic of Congo has opened its air borders for travel, while land and sea borders remain closed.

Entry requirements for the Republic of the Congo are the same for all travellers, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.

All passengers travelling to the Republic of the Congo are required to complete a Health and Immigration Declaration Form. All passengers arriving in the Republic of the Congo by commercial flights should provide proof of a negative RT-PCR coronavirus (COVID-19) test undertaken within 72 hours upon entry.

No proof of vaccination status is required to enter the Republic of the Congo.

Children under 10 years old do not need to take an RT-PCR test to enter the Republic of the Congo, and are not subject to the mandatory test on arrival.

Tests: Negative COVID-19 test required for all countries.

Quarantine: Depends
Quarantine required for some travelers.

Information updated on 2022-06-23.

Action taken in the country


Lockdown: Yes
Local measures remain in place in Kinshasa and Haut-Katanga, Lualaba, North Kivu, and South Kivu provinces.

The 23:00-04:00 curfew remains in place.

Restaurants, bars, and nightclubs are open with a capacity not exceeding 50 percent.

Nightclubs and discotheques must close at 23:00.

Gatherings or demonstrations of more than 20 people in public and private enclosed areas are prohibited.

The organization of indoor mourning and funeral services is prohibited, and the number of people accompanying the remains to the cemetery must not exceed 50.

Public transport is limited to a 50-percent capacity. Taxi-motos are only allowed to carry one passenger.

Public and private companies and the public administration must operate at 50-percent capacity.

Churches may hold services at 50-percent capacity while with social distancing measures in place.

Facemasks are mandatory in public spaces.

In areas under a curfew, special authorization for travel may be required, except for medical emergencies.

To travel between provinces, when departing from Kinshasa, Lubumbashi, Bukavu, Goma, and Kisangani, travelers will be required to have a medical certificate confirming a negative PCR COVID-19 test result administered by the Institut National de la Recherche Biomedicale (INRB) or a medical facility approved by the Ministry of Health no more than 72 hours before departure.

Mask use
Masks are required in public spaces

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Gatherings or demonstrations of more than 20 people in public and private enclosed areas are prohibited.

Restaurants and bars: Open with restrictions

Shops: Essential only

Tourist attractions: Open









     

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