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Africa > Guinea-Bissau: Covid-19 and Travel


Present Situation

Total cases: 8 452

Active cases: 127

Recovered: 8 151

Deaths: 174

Vaccination count: 529 954

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2022-08-10

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 all travelers.
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
Land and sea borders have now re-opened and commercial air links have resumed.

Entry requirements for Guinea-Bissau are the same for all travellers, regardless of whether you have been vaccinated.

All those entering Guinea Bissau must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from an accredited institution, taken within the last five days. You should not use the NHS testing service to get a test in order to facilitate your travel to another country. You should arrange to take a private test.

You will also have to take a COVID test within 72 hours of your departure from Guinea Bissau at a cost of 30,000 25,000 CFA (around £33). Tests are only available in the capital, Bissau.

You may also be required to fill in a form with information on your origin and contacts.

Tests: Negative COVID-19 test required all travelers.

Quarantine: Depends
Quarantine required for some travelers.

Information updated on 2022-06-24.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: Partial
A “State of Alert” is in effect until June 23, 2022.

Wearing face covering is required in public spaces, including on public transit and while walking on public streets.

Restaurants, gyms, entertainment venues, and stores are open without restriction.

Social, cultural, religious, and political events, including rallies and grassroots meetings, are permitted provided social distancing is respected and face coverings are worn.

Mask use
Masks are required in public spaces

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Allowed with restrictions.

Restaurants and bars: Fully Open

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open


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