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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Uganda
Data Last Updated: October 01, 2020

General Information

Partially Open

Uganda has reopened to tourists on October 1, 2020. Any passengers arriving into the country must have a negative Covid-19 PCR test result from an accredited laboratory of its country of origin. The test must be conducted within 72 hours before the scheduled departure.

Tour operators and local partners will need to ensure that passengers proceed directly to their stay and limit interaction with Ugandans. There will be no requirement to self-isolate.

Mask Requirement

Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and all outdoor areas.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

Ugandan authorities eased certain restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Sept. 20.

The nationwide 2100-0600 curfew remains in place.

All residents are required to wear protective face coverings in public areas.

Restrictions on movements in border districts are lifted with strict adherence to health guidelines. The number of travelers in a private vehicle is limited to four persons.

Places of worship are allowed to operate at a maximum of 70 people and must adhere to health guidelines.

Open-air sports activities are allowed without spectators. Indoor sports activities, including gyms, remain closed.

Hotels and restaurants may operate in accordance with Ministry of Health guidelines.

Gatherings of more than five people remain prohibited. Public exercise is remains banned.

Shopping malls and arcades, supermarkets, pharmacies, hairdressers, and salons are open. Casinos, gaming centers, cinemas, and bars remain closed.

Airlines & Transport

Land and air borders, including Entebbe International Airport (EBB), has reopened on Oct. 1.

Travel by public transport is allowed, except Boda Boda (motorcycle), and must stop operating by 1800.

Status of Opening to Tourists

Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days

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Test Required For Tourists From:

242 Countries

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Information for Non-Tourists

Business visitors are required to provide a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival. 

Returning Ugandan citizens with negative PCR test results will not be required quarantine, but health officials may conduct follow up checks at their homes.

18,165

Cases

181

Deaths

392

Cases Per Million
COVID-19 Cases Are On The Rise

Graph of COVID-19 Cases In Last 30 Days
For Uganda

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