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Africa > Mali: Covid-19 and Travel


Warning: high risk destination.

Present Situation

Total cases: 15 082

Active cases: 302

Recovered: 14 233

Deaths: 547

Vaccination count: 309 55

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2021-09-22

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 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
Flights to Mali have resumed. Upon entering Mali travellers should:

Wear a mask.

Complete a form with contact information, travel history and health symptoms. The form is available online at www.sante.gov.ml and www.anac-mali.org.

Present a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than seven days prior to arrival in Mali.

Arrivals may be tested for COVID-19.

To enter Mali you will either need to present a negative COVID test certificate less than 72 hours old or be tested on arrival at the airport. While waiting for the test results, you will either have to isolate at home or in a hotel. If you test positive, you will be made to go to government-designated facilities. Even if a negative test is presented and you show symptoms, you will be made to isolate until a negative test is obtained.

Tests: Negative PCR test results required for all countries.

Quarantine: Yes
Self-quarantine for 14 days required for all countries.

Information updated on 2021-09-09.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: Partial
The Government of Mali has set out measures to help stop the spread of coronavirus. A nationwide state of emergency was put in place as of midnight 19 December 2020. Amongst the latest measures, all bars, restaurants and nightclubs are closed and gatherings are limited to a maximum of 50 people. Festivals and cultural performances have also been prohibited.

It is mandatory to wear a face mask in public spaces and public transport. Failure to do so may result in a fine.

Full details of the new measures were published by communique and can be found here.

Mask use
Masks are required in public spaces

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Events of more than 50 people banned

Restaurants and bars: Closed

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open


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