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Oceania > Tonga: Covid-19 and Travel


Present Situation

Vaccination count: 46 126

Current trend: Recovered

Data updated on 2021-09-24

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Banned
Is a test required to enter the country?
Health screening 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: Banned
Tongan borders are closed to entry by all foreigners.

All international cruise ships and yachts will not be granted entry into Tonga until further notice.

International travelers must spend at least 21 days in quarantine upon entering Tonga.

Tests: Health screening required for all countries.

Quarantine: Yes
Quarantine for 21 days required for all countries.

Information updated on 2021-09-23.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: Partial
A State of Emergency was declared on 20 March 2020 by the government of the Kingdom of Tonga. This has been renewed until 8pm on 27 September 2021.

The Kingdom of Tonga has also extended the National COVID-19 Restrictions Directions until 8pm on 27 September 2021. These include a night-time curfew from midnight to 5am. Gatherings are restricted to 50 people at indoor venues and 100 people at outdoor venues, except for religious services and education institutions. Tongan authorities are encouraging social distancing and good hand hygiene.

The Declaration of a Public Health Emergency (COVID-19) Regulations 2020 and the Declaration of an Emergency Notifiable Condition has been extended to 30 August 2021.

Mask use
Masks are required in public spaces

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Mass gatherings exceeding a total of 50 people indoors and 100 people outdoors are not permitted.

Restaurants and bars: Open with restrictions

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open


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