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Middle East > Lebanon: Covid-19 and Travel


Present Situation

Total cases: 1.1 millions

Active cases: 9 555

Recovered: 1.1 millions

Deaths: 10 46

Vaccination count: 2.7 millions

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 PCR test required for some travellers.
Are quarantine measures imposed? Non
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
Beirut’s Rafik Hariri international airport is open and there are direct and indirect commercial flights operating daily.

• All arriving passengers are exempted from performing PCR test upon arrival at Rafik Hariri International Airport.

• All passengers arriving to Lebanon must hold PCR negative test result from one of the certified laboratories by local authorities, negative PCR test result validity must not exceed 48 hours between the sampling date and boarding the flight from country of origin. OR , COVID-19 Rapid Antigen test including QR code latest 24 hrs. between the sampling date and boarding the plane from the country of origin.

Exemptions from performing PCR test or Rapid Antigen test in the countries of departure:

• Children under the age of 12 years.

• Fully vaccinated passengers who have received 3rd dose of any COVID-19 vaccine.

• Fully vaccinated passengers who have received 2 doses of any COVID-19 vaccine, or one dose of COVID-19 vaccine (which is formed of one dose only) since a period not exceeding 6 months.

• Passengers who travelled out of Lebanon and will return within one week ( travelled during one day of the week and will return on the same day during the following week).

Tests: Negative PCR test required for some travellers.

Quarantine: No
Not Required

Information updated on 2022-06-22.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: No
At present, businesses and public institutions in Lebanon are operating under regular business hours with no restrictions on capacity. There are no limits on attendance for religious services. There is no current government mandate for mask wearing but individual private and commercial establishments may have their own requirements.

Mask use
Masks are required in public spaces

Gatherings: Allowed
No restriction

Restaurants and bars: Fully Open

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open


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