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    MEDIUM MEDICAL RISK for Honduras
    HIGH TRAVEL RISK for Honduras
    MEDIUM TRAVEL RISK for Islas de la Bahia department


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): Medium -

COVID-related impacts posing routine challenges to business operations.

The medical, logistics and security environments are impacted by the pressures of COVID-19. Pre-existing security risks increasingly likely to be exacerbated by COVID-19-related political and socio-economic concerns and associated pressures in the near/medium term. There may be delay in accessing urgent care due to pressures on the medical system. Core protective  elements of BCP likely to be implemented: non-essential staff  working from home, staff tracing in place, reinforced hygiene and segregation practices with robust escalation and de-escalation triggers as well as mitigation measures.

RestrictionsInboundInternational flights resumed. A negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of arrival is required. Travellers entering the country by air must fill out a online form at https://prechequeo.inm.gob.hn/Login

Travellers suspected to have COVID-19 (as well as those who have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19) will be placed in a medical centre for quarantine. All other travellers will be asked to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival.
(Until further notice)
Travellers arriving from highly affected countries will be required to provide precise trip details regarding the countries they visited and transited through in the last 30 days.
(Until further notice)
Unless Honduran citizens, those coming to Honduras from the UK or South Africa (or have visited or transited through those areas) in the last 21 days or South America in the past 15 days are restricted from entering Honduras via any means. Nationals and residents that have visited those locations in the past 14 days of arrival, must quarantine for 14 days upon entry.
(Until further notice)
OutboundThere are no known restrictions on outbound travel.
(Until further notice)
Travellers departing to a country requiring a COVID-19 test must do it in a private laboratory. Government triage centers are not authorised to provide the test.
(Until further notice)
Internal / DomesticA curfew from 22.00 to 05:00 is in place.
(Ends 28 June 2021)
Circulation in the Olancho is restricted by a departmental curfew until 23 May. The curfew is in place from Mondays to Sundays from 20.00 to 05.00. Circulation is restricted to two digits a day, according to the final digit of the identity card, from 05.00 to 20.00.

Shopping and essential activities are allowed outside of these hours. Only those conducting essential activities are allowed to circulate during the curfew.
(Until further notice)

23 Jun 2021 (Updated Daily)





Risk Summary

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Please see our:

Medical and Security Alerts for Honduras

COVID-19 information for Honduras

Dedicated COVID-19 website

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There are high levels of opportunistic and violent crime, including bag-snatching, pickpocketing and armed robbery. Short-term 'express' kidnapping and kidnap-for-ransom also present a considerable risk to foreigners.

Despite a notable reduction in the number of murders in 2017 and 2018, homicides resumed an upward trend in 2019, indicating that Honduras still has one of the highest homicide rates in the region. However, most murders occur in neighbourhoods and areas near major cities where foreigners on legitimate business trips are unlikely to visit. Most violence is related to clashes between rival gangs and individuals directly and indirectly affiliated with maras (youth gangs) or the drugs trade.

Travellers to remote border regions, especially along the northern coast, should consider using a local guide because of an inadequate police presence in those areas. Crime levels are lower in Islas de la Bahia department, which is considered generally safer than the rest of the country.

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 Honduras
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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Yellow feverA yellow fever vaccination certificate is
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Routine Vaccinations

 
 
 
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