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Covid 19 in Colombia.

These are current as of today 15th January, 2022

During the 7 days to 15th January 2022 there were confirmed 34,923 new cases, with 69 deaths.

The total number of active cases as of today is 29,577.

Interesting to Note that for 5 months until mid December, you could enter Colombia without having a covid vaccine shot, an no PCR test. Although you needed to be contactable so Colombian health authorities could check on you.

Since December 14th you have to vaccinated to enter Colombia.

Updated 15th January.
Source WorldoMeter.

The Rules.

On the 14th December it became mandatary to have a covid vaccine certificate or proof of exemption, to enter Colombia.

You will also now need a valid vaccination certificate to enter restaurants, museums, national parks and other places of touristic interest.

Colombia is no longer on the Covid -19 related travel warning list of the EU, the USA and Canada.

However, please consult with us about the current situation since regulations may change on short notice.

  • Borders are open and travelers may enter by land, sea, and air from any country with the exceptions of Venezuela and India.
  • A covid vaccine certificate/ or proof of exemption is required to enter Colombia. Many places are now requiring Vaccination certificates to enter, including some beaches.
  • No quarantine is required when entering Colombia. You will need to provide a contact number during your stay here.
  • 1 – 24 hours before arrival/departure into/from Colombia a Check-Mig form must be submitted.
  • Facemasks are required to be worn in all public areas (malls etc), and public transportation.
  • Restaurants and bars in most of Colombia are open with social distancing regulations and health measures in place.
  • Biosecurity protocols are in place in public places and businesses. Such as hotels, restaurants, bars, cafes, banks, markets, beaches, national parks, taxis, buses, airports, schools, universities. These protocols include the use of face masks, washing hands, and social distancing.
  • Mobility restrictions are in place within some destinations of Colombia. For example, Cartagena maintains a curfew between the hours of 2am and 5am.
  • Current infection rate of COVID-19
  • 60% fully vaccinated (approximately), everyone over the age of 18 eligible to receive the vaccine.
  • During the last week, Colombia averaged about 230,289 doses administered each day.
  • At that rate, it will take a further 44 days to administer enough doses for another 10% of the population

Sources: Panda Data Pandemic analytics and Instituto Nacional de Salud Website.

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