Tanzania implements additional travel restrictions to restrict spread of COVID-19

Government of Tanzania has announced it has instituted additional travel measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus to the general public, the government said.

All travellers to the United Republic of Tanzania are strongly advised to adhere to the following instructions:

-All travellers whether foreigners or returning residents arriving from COVID-19 most affected countries, will be subjected to mandatory isolation for 14 days at their own cost at designated facilities identified by the Government.
-Passengers should fill in Health Surveillance Form in the plane, or any other transport means and submit them to Port Health Authorities upon arrival.
-All travellers will be subjected to an intensive screening and where necessary COVID-19 rapid testing.
-All travellers will then be informed of the designated isolation facilities, costs and arrangements in place and access to those facilities.
-After 14 days quarantine, passengers who have not developed symptoms of COVID-19 may leave the facilities and will be required to register personal information for future possible tracking purpose.
-All people residing in Tanzania are advised to avoid non-essential travels to COVID-19 affected countries.

The government will update the travel advisory as the situation evolves and more information on the outbreak is available.