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America > Uruguay: Covid-19 and Travel

     
Uruguay

Present Situation


Total cases: 993 875

Active cases: 1 026

Recovered: 985 312

Deaths: 7 537

Vaccination count: 3 millions

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2022-12-04

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 some travelers.
Are quarantine measures imposed? Sous conditions
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
Masks are required in enclosed public places

Provisions for travellers


Entry to the territory: Allowed
All travelers are permitted to enter Uruguay.

As of 1 September 2022 foreign nationals aged 6 and over who have been fully vaccinated:

Visitors aged 18 and over:

Must prove vaccination by means of a certificate issued by the health authority of the country of origin and have received the single dose or the two doses against the SARS-CoV-2 virus (depending on the type of vaccine supplied). 14 days must have passed since the last dose was administered.

Must have medical cover in Uruguay or travel insurance. It is advisable that your insurance covers any expense s due to coronavirus related illness, quarantine or self-isolation for the duration of your stay.

Do not need to self-isolate on arrival, take a test to enter or leave the country.

Visitors aged 6 or under do not require any of the above.

-Unvaccinated foreign nationals

Unvaccinated foreign nationals need to show proof of a negative result of the SARS-CoV-2 virus detection test (by molecular biology PCR-RT technique or antigen test), carried out no more than 72 (seventy-two) hours before the start of the trip, in a registered laboratory in the country of origin or transit.

Must have medical cover in Uruguay or travel insurance. It is advisable that your insurance covers any expenses due to coronavirus related illness, quarantine or self-isolation for the duration of your stay.

If you’ve had coronavirus within the last 90 days
Visitors who have had coronavirus within the last 90 days (from date of last positive test) and not less than 10 days before date of boarding must show proof and need to adhere to the requirements stated above.

Tests: Negative COVID-19 test required some travelers.

Quarantine: Depends
Quarantine required for some travelers.

Information updated on 2022-11-24.

Action taken in the country


Lockdown: No
The Uruguayan Government has implemented a number of measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Face masks, maintaining social distancing and occupancy limits continue to be recommended in all public places, but this is not being enforced.

Mask use
Masks are required in enclosed public places

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Allowed under covid restrictions

Restaurants and bars: Open with restrictions

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open









     

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