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America > Peru: Covid-19 and Travel

     
Peru

Present Situation


Total cases: 2 millions

Active cases: 83 059

Recovered: 1.7 millions

Deaths: 187 479

Vaccination count: 3.1 millions

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2021-06-10

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 is required for all country.
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: Partially Allowed
Mandatory 14-day quarantine for all passengers coming into Peru has been lifted. Passengers must continue to present a negative PCR or antigen test issued 72 hours prior to the flight to Peru, and have signed the health affidavit.

Peru has lifted the restriction of flights between the UK starting May 10 through May 30. The no-entry restriction still stands for foreigners non-residents coming in to Peru from (or have had layovers in) South Africa, Brazil and India. Peruvian citizens and foreign residents coming in from said countries must comply with a 14-day quarantine.

Tests: Negative PCR test is required for all country.

Quarantine: No
Not Required

Information updated on 2021-06-08.

Action taken in the country


Lockdown: Partial
On May 27, 2021, the Government of Peru announced the extension of emergency self-quarantine and movement restrictions due to high levels of COVID-19 spread, effective Monday, May 31 to June 20, 2021.

On Sunday, June 20th, Peru will have a nation-wide lockdown for Father’s Day to avoid large gatherings (see bullet below).

As of May 10, 2021, Lima and Callao are considered on “Very High Alert.”

Regions considered on “Extreme Alert” include Apurímac (Aymaraes), Arequipa (Caylloma e Islay), Ayacucho (Lucanas y Parinacochas), Cajamarca (Chota y San Ignacio), Cusco (Canchis), La Libertad (Chepén y Otuzco), Madre de Dios (Tambopata), Piura (Morropón), Puno (Melgar, San Román y Yunguyo), San Martín (Moyobamba).

Other regions considered on “Very High Alert” are Amazonas, Ancash, Huancavelica, Huánuco, Ica, Junín, Lambayeque, Lima, Moquegua, Pasco, Tacna, Tumbes, Provincia Constitucional del Callao, Apurímac (with the exception of the provinces listed in extreme alert), Arequipa (with the exception of the provinces listed in extreme alert), Ayacucho (with the exception of the provinces listed in extreme alert), Cajamarca (with the exception of the provinces listed in extreme alert), Cusco (with the exception of the provinces listed in extreme alert), La Libertad (with the exception of the provinces listed in extreme alert), Madre de Dios (with the exception of the provinces listed in extreme alert), Piura (with the exception of the provinces listed in extreme alert), Puno (with the exception of the provinces listed in extreme alert), and San Martín (with the exception of the provinces listed in extreme alert).

The Ucayali region is considered “High Alert.”

The Loreto region is considered “Moderate Alert.”

Additional Details for Extreme Alert levels:

Monday-Saturday curfew is 9:00p.m. to 4:00 a.m.
Sunday curfew is 24 hours.
On all days of the week, restaurants may deliver from 4:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. Pharmacy delivery is available 24 hours. Taking taxis and public transportation is allowed.
Monday-Saturday, supermarkets and grocery stores are open at 40% occupancy. Restaurants are open at 30% occupancy. Banks are open at 40% occupancy. Salons, spas, and barbershops at 40% occupancy by appointment. Casinos, gyms, movie theaters, churches are open at 20% occupancy.
Beaches remain closed.
Open-air team sports and club activities are prohibited.

Additional Details for Very High Alert levels:

Monday-Sunday curfew is 9:00p.m. to 4:00 a.m.
On all days of the week, restaurants may deliver from 4:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. Pharmacy delivery is available 24 hours. Taking taxis and public transportation is allowed.
Monday-Sunday, supermarkets and grocery stores are open at 50% occupancy. Restaurants are open at 40% occupancy. Banks are open at 50% occupancy. Salons, spas, and barbershops at 40% occupancy by appointment. Casinos, gyms, movie theaters, churches are open at 30% occupancy.
Beaches remain closed.
Open-air team sports and club activities are prohibited.

Additional Movement Restrictions for all Alert levels:

On Sundays, the use of personal vehicles is prohibited. Taking taxis and public transportation is allowed.
On Sunday, June 6th, Peruvian citizens are allowed to go to their voting location to exercise their right to vote, practicing social distancing, and complying with local COVID-19 protocols. There will be an exception for vehicles that have obtained a vehicle pass (from Peruvian authorities) to exclusively transport individuals to voting locations.
On Sunday, June 20th, Peru will have a nation-wide lockdown for Father’s Day to avoid large gatherings. Vehicles are prohibited. In case of emergency, trips to the pharmacy, market, or restaurant on foot or by bike are allowed.
Additional Movement Restrictions for Arequipa:

On May 29-30, 2021, in Arequipa only, there will be no transit permitted, including all vehicles. In case of emergency, people may go to the pharmacy, market, or restaurant on foot or by bike.

Mask use
Masks are required in public spaces

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Gatherings of 50 people banned

Restaurants and bars: Delivery only

Shops: Essential only

Tourist attractions: Open









     

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