Sunday 27 September, 2020

Barbados issues updated COVID-19 protocols for travellers

Travel protocols for Barbados updated Aug 3

Travel protocols for Barbados updated Aug 3

Updated protocols have been issued for visitors entering the island by the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.

The update comes on the heels of the announcement by the Ministry of Health that the island had recorded 24 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend.

The updated protocols identify risk categories for selected countries, updated requirements for entry, protocols for arrival for all risk levels, available testing options, and procedures for visitors upon arrival. The updated protocols come into effect on August 5, 2020. 

Barbados Updated Travel Protocols

Some Barbadians have expressed concerns about the spike in positive cases recently and the potential challenge the increased numbers pose for health officials. 

The BTMI notes that due to the fluidity of the COVID-19 pandemic, the protocols are likely to be amended. 

A full list of the Updated Travel Protocols can be accessed here.

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