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Africa > Somalia: Covid-19 and Travel


Warning: high risk destination.

Present Situation

Total cases: 27 31

Active cases: 12 767

Recovered: 13 182

Deaths: 1 361

Vaccination count: 7.7 millions

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2023-01-22

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 for some travelers.
Are quarantine measures imposed? Sous conditions
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
Masks are not required

Provisions for travellers

Entry to the territory: Allowed
Flights to Somalia have resumed, however travel through land and sea remains restricted.

All unvaccinated travelers must have a negative PCR test certificate with a QR code from an authorized health service provider taken within 72 hours prior to arrival at the final destination. Fully vaccinated travelers with proof of vaccination issued by a competent authority are exempt from the PCR test requirement.

All international arrivals will be screened for signs and symptoms of COVID-19, and those found to have any of those signs will undergo rapid antigen testing and will be quarantined in a hotel at their own expense if they test positive.

Tests: Negative COVID-19 test required for some travelers.

Quarantine: Depends
Quarantine required for some travelers.

Information updated on 2023-03-10.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: Partial
All domestic COVID-19-related measures are lifted, including those impacting public gatherings, sporting events, public demonstrations, and weddings. However, adherence to social distancing guidelines and wearing facemasks within health facilities is mandatory.

Mask use
Masks are not required

Gatherings: Allowed
Social distancing guidelines and wearing facemasks is required.

Restaurants and bars: Open with restrictions

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open


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