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    HIGH MEDICAL RISK for Comoros
    LOW TRAVEL RISK for Comoros
    MEDIUM TRAVEL RISK for Anjouan and Moroni


COVID-19 Impact

COVID-19 virus imageCOVID-19 Impact Rating (Travel): Medium -

Inbound travel is possible, but with notable inconvenience; restrictions affect a wide range of travellers.

Restrictions in place for a wide range of originating countries / nationalities arriving in country. Mandatory testing and quarantine in designated facilities may apply.

COVID-19 virus imageCOVID-19 Impact Rating (Domestic Operations): Low -

COVID-related precautions and restrictions causing some inconvenience to business operations. Most businesses are operating.

Both essential and non-essential businesses are operating, though outbreaks may impact medical and/or logistic factors  and cause disruption, often at short notice. Pre-existing security risks likely to be exacerbated by COVID-19-related political and socio-economic concerns in the near/medium term, though these disruptions will not affect the stability of the overall security environment. Elective surgery may not be accessible at times and VERY HIGH and HIGH Medical Risk Rated countries will be under pressure. Basic elements of BCPs – such as reduced or staggered staffing, social distancing, limited face to face interaction – may be active, with clear escalation and de-escalation triggers as well as mitigation measures.

RestrictionsInboundEntry restrictions
International commercial flights are gradually resuming at the Moroni International airport.
(Until further notice)
Testing requirements
All arriving passengers are required to present a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours hours prior to their departure flight.
(Until further notice)
Quarantine requirements
Travellers who cannot present a negative PCR test result will be required to quarantine for three to five days at a designated hotel or until they receive a negative test result.
(Until further notice)
Summary
• Are there any border restrictions? No
• Are there any entry restrictions? Yes
• Are there any testing requirements? Yes
• Are there any quarantine requirements? Yes
• Are there any vaccination requirements? No
• Are there any separate transit restrictions? No
• Is COVID-19-related documentation required? Yes
• Are there separate restrictions for overseas territories? No
• Are there any other restrictions? No
(Until further notice)
OutboundInternational commercial flights are gradually resuming, but destinations are very limited.

(Until further notice)
A PCR test taken no more than 72 hours is required before leaving Comoros.
(Until further notice)
Summary
• Are there any border restrictions? No
• Are there any exit restrictions? Yes
• Are there any testing requirements? Yes
• Are there any vaccine requirements? No
• Is COVID-19-related documentation required? Yes
• Are there separate restrictions for overseas territories? No
• Are there any other restrictions? No
(Until further notice)
Internal / DomesticWearing face masks is compulsory in all public places, public transport and all public and private establishments
(Until further notice)
There is a nationwide curfew from 21.30 to 05.00.

Expect enhanced screening measures during travel between the islands of Anjouan, Grande Comore and Moheli.
(Until further notice)
All markets are to close at 17.00
Beaches are closed
(Until further notice)
Summary
• Is a state of emergency in place? No
• Are curfews/lockdowns in place? Yes
• Can businesses operate? Yes
• Are there restrictions on internal travel? Yes
• Are there any testing requirements? No
• Are there any vaccination requirements? No
• Are there any other restrictions in place? Yes
(Until further notice)
Planned changes and internal conditionsSummary - Changes to the following measures:
• Border restrictions? No
• Entry restrictions? No
• Testing requirements? No
• Quarantine requirements? No
• Vaccination requirements? No
• Transit restrictions? No
• COVID-19-related documentation required? No
• Restrictions for overseas territories? No
• Internal restrictions? No
• Outbound restrictions? No
• Other restrictions? No
(Until further notice)

19 Jun 2021 (Updated Daily)





Risk Summary

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Please see our:

Medical and Security Alerts for Comoros

COVID-19 information for Comoros

Dedicated COVID-19 website

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Petty crime, including pickpocketing and mugging, poses the most significant risk to visitors. Tropical storms and associated flooding affect the country periodically; significant disruption can ensue due to poor road infrastructure and limited rescue capabilities. Mount Karthala on Grande Comore island is an active volcano, which erupts every few years.The country may experience outbreaks of political and civil unrest, particularly around major elections; however, foreigners are not specifically targeted.

This information is intended as a summary of the travel security environment; however, the risks can change at short notice during a crisis or evolving situation. Please check our travel security alerts to ensure you are informed of the most recent developments.

STANDING TRAVEL ADVICE

Vaccinations For Comoros
Hepatitis ARecommended for all travellers and expatriates,
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Hepatitis BRecommended for all travellers and expatriates.
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RabiesConsider for certain travellers, especially: For
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Typhoid feverRecommended for all travellers and expatriates.
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Routine Vaccinations

 
 
 
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