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America > Trinidad and Tobago: Covid-19 and Travel

Trinidad and Tobago

Present Situation

Total cases: 49 442

Active cases: 4 209

Recovered: 43 796

Deaths: 1 437

Vaccination count: 562 582

Current trend: Flattening

Data updated on 2021-09-24

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Partially Allowed
Is a test required to enter the country?
Not Required
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
The borders of Trinidad and Tobago are closed. Airports and seaports are closed.

Only citizens and legal residents, including students, and cruise ship employees who apply for an exemption are being allowed re-entry, subject to mandatory quarantine protocols.

Returning nationals and authorized residents are required to present a negative COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) recorded 72 hours before arrival. Upon arrival, passengers will be placed in a state or state-supervised quarantine facility for seven days; they will be tested on the sixth day and released once this test is negative. Travelers who have been in the UK 14 days before arrival must complete a 14-day quarantine at a state or state-supervised quarantine facility.

Tests: Not Required

Quarantine: Yes
Quarantine for 14 days required for all countries.

Information updated on 2021-09-21.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: Partial
Schools and universities remain closed for most year groups.

The government has introduced a range of restrictions to curtail the increase in COVID-19 cases. Effective 16 May 2021, a State of Emergency came into effect. A curfew is now in place from 9pm to 5am. Public gatherings are limited to groups of 5 people (10 for weddings and funerals). From 19 July, the government will ease certain restrictions permitting the food service sector to operate take-away services, drive-through and curb side pick-up. Restaurant in-room dining remains prohibited. Bars, cinemas, casinos and all non-essential retail continue to be closed. All places of worships, gyms, spas, hairdressers and clubs or theatres are closed. Beaches, rivers and public pools are also off-limits for members of the public. Outdoor sports or exercise in public places is now permitted in groups of 5 or less, however team-sports are not currently allowed. The public service is operating on an essential service basis only.

Supermarkets, pharmacies and other essential retail remain open under restricted operating hours.

The inter-island ferry service operating between Trinidad and Tobago has a reduced frequency of 25% and flights have been reduced to three per day for essential travel only (social distancing protocols in place). Public transport is also operating at 50% capacity.

The government of Trinidad and Tobago reviews these public health restrictions regularly.

Under the public health regulations of 31 August 2020, it is a legal requirement for all individuals aged 8 years and over to wear a mask in public spaces, including when travelling in private vehicles. Failure to do so attracts a fine. You should adhere to all precautionary measures put in place by the local authorities.

Mask use
Masks are required in public spaces

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Events of more than 10 people banned

Restaurants and bars: Delivery/Takeout only

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open


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