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Africa > Malawi: Covid-19 and Travel

     
Malawi

Present Situation


Total cases: 61 363

Active cases: 7 097

Recovered: 52 005

Deaths: 2 261

Vaccination count: 742 169

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2021-09-20

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Allowed
Is a test required to enter the country?
Covid-19 test required for all countries if fail to produce a valid negative test certificate, or if the airport staff judge you to display COVID-19 symptoms.
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: Allowed
Malawian airspace remains open for a limited number of commercial flights.

On 27 August, Malawi re-opened its borders to non-residents and removed its restrictions on travel to and from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Brazil.

If you’re eligible for entry, you will need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of your arrival.

You may also be tested for COVID-19 on arrival at your own expense. Passengers may be required to remain at the airport or a testing centre until their COVID-19 test results are known, usually within 24 hours.

Tests: Covid-19 test required for all countries if fail to produce a valid negative test certificate, or if the airport staff judge you to display COVID-19 symptoms.

Quarantine: Yes
Self-isolation for 14 days is required for some countries.

Information updated on 2021-09-16.

Action taken in the country


Lockdown: Partial
Public transport continues to operate throughout Malawi with some restrictions and COVID-19 related measures in place. Face coverings in public are mandatory.

Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. We advise that you contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place.

Gatherings of more than 50 people are banned. The majority of shops, banks and restaurants continue to operate, with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. Hand washing is compulsory before entering shops, banks, restaurants, bars, etc. Face coverings in public are compulsory.

Mask use
Masks are required in public spaces

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Gatherings of more than 50 people are banned.

Restaurants and bars: Open with restrictions

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open









     

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