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Lesotho coronavirus travel restrictions

Landscape view of Lesotho


The travel advice is Do not travel to Lesotho. Travel advice is Moderate for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Lesotho. Lesotho is part of Africa with main city at Maseru. Its Least Developed country with a population of 2M people. The main currency is Loti. The languages spoken are English and Southern Sotho.
πŸ‘ Least Developed Β  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 2M people

🚨 Travel Advice for Lesotho


restrictions for travel

1. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival.

- This does not apply to nationals of Lesotho.

2. Nationals of Lesotho returning withinΒ 14 days must have the Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued when departed from Lesotho.

Travel restriction details for Lesotho

🚫 Destination No quarantine
πŸ›¬ Return No Data
πŸ–οΈ Some Visitors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
πŸ›οΈ Open shopping
🚌 Operational with restrictions transport
πŸ“… events Partially Allowed

πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for Lesotho

Schools are permitted to open with appropriate measure in place. Not all have fully opened yet. Businesses and offices are allowed to operate provided health regulations and social distancing are observed. Restrictions on cafes and restaurants have been lifted, but premises are required to avoid overcrowding and ensure frequent cleaning. Nightclubs are permitted to open between 6pm and midnight at 50% capacity. Masks, social distancing and regular cleaning are required. Churches are permitted to resume services of not more than 2 hours length. Numbers are limited to 50% capacity indoors and 500 people outdoors. Masks must be worn at all times. Funeral services must be outdoors and completed by 10am. Buffets and night vigils are not permitted. Outdoor sports are permitted with 50% spectator capacity. Gyms are allowed to operate but equipment must be disinfected between uses. COVID-19 protocols including social distancing and masks must be observed at indoor and outdoor sporting facilities.

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for Lesotho

Do not travel

Lesotho has declared a national emergency and is currently under a state of lockdown. The Government of Lesotho has implemented hygiene protocols to limit the spread of COVID-19. The border with South Africa is closed. If you can't or don't want to leave Lesotho, follow the advice of local authorities, make arrangements for an extended stay and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. Register with the High Commission in Pretoria (see Travel) and follow the High Commission website social media for updates (see Local Contacts). We now advise you to: Do not travel to Lesotho.

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Last updated: January 13, 2021