COVID-19 GUIDELINES

Updates, Protocols & Regulations

Last Updated on: January 13, 2022 10:50 AM

Curfew In Effect
The public is reminded to practice the following COVID-19 prevention guidelines:
  • Wear a face mask when you leave your home.
  • Practice social distancing, at least 6ft from others.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, and if soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based sanitizer with at least 70% alcohol.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze in your inner elbow or with a tissue.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces such as phones, remote controls, counters, doorknobs, and keyboards.

Health Services:

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Travel Guidelines

For Vaccinated Travelers:

  • Vaccinated travelers entering The Bahamas are required to present a negative Covid-19 test taken within 3 days of arrival. This can be either a Rapid Antigen or a RT-PCR.
  • The Bahamas has suspended the mandatory RT-PCR testing requirement for vaccinated travelers, which was expected to come into effect 7 January 2022.
  • Rapid Antigen tests will continue to be accepted for those who are fully vaccinated.
  • Fully vaccinated travelers travelling domestically (from New Providence, Paradise Island, Grand Bahama, Eleuthera or Inagua) are required to present a negative Rapid Antigen or RT-PCR test taken within 3 days of travel.

For Vaccinated children:

Children ages 2 – 11 are required to present a Rapid Antigen test with 3 days of arrival. An RT-PCR test is not required.

For Non-Vaccinated Travelers:

  • Non-vaccinated travelers 12 and older entering the country, must have a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test taken within 3 days of arrival.
  • – Non-vaccinated travelers travelling domestically (from New Providence, Paradise Island, Grand Bahama, Eleuthera or Inagua) are required to present a negative RT-PCR test taken within 3 days of travel.

For non-vaccinated children:

Children ages 2 – 11 are required to present a negative Rapid Antigen or RT-PCR test with 3 days of arrival.

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from any testing requirements


International Travel:

Learn more about The Bahamas’ latest travel and safety protocols: https://www.bahamas.com/travelupdates

To apply for a travel health visa visit travel.gov.bs to apply.

Religious Worship

Services limited to one hour and 25% of occupancy capacity of facility. Subject to Bahamas Christian Council safety guidelines approved by the Ministry of Health.

Recreational

Pending…

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Guidelines & Business Operations
Social Gatherings

Indoors: No more than twenty (20) persons

Outdoors: All attendees are either fully vaccinated or present a negative COVID-19 test

Health Services COVID-19

To Access Health Service Rules for COVID-19 visit Health Services COVID-19

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