COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information:

  • The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19
  • As of April 6, 2020 Tanzania has had twenty-four (24) confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has been 1 confirmed death.

Entry and Exit Requirements:

  • All travelers 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 travelers arriving will be subjected to an intensive screening and where necessary COVID-19 rapid testing.
  • All travelers will then be informed 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 tracking purposes.
  • All people residing in Tanzania are advised to avoid non-essential travels to COVID-19 affected countries.
  • In case of any medical emergency while in the United Republic of Tanzania, please call the Health Emergency Number 199

What procedures have been put in place at airports and other ports of entry?

  • Ports of entry are conducting screening and travelers with a fever are diverted to secondary for further examination.

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