Local COVID information for “Buenos Aires”

COVID Risk Level: MEDIUM (COVID-19 transmission is medium in Argentina. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated January 2022.)
Last updated: January 19, 2022, 12:00 am

Government measures

The local government has imposed some restrictions.

While traveling in Argentina you will be required to follow the guidelines introduced by the local government. These regulations are based on risk levels and aimed at improving your safety.

National Restrictions

Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transport is operational. Those traveling between jurisdictions may be required to take a COVID-19 test within 72 hours of departure. Restrictions on movement may vary by jurisdiction.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Further restrictions may be in place in high-risk areas.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing for vaccinated customers. Further restrictions may be in place in high-risk areas.

Nightclubs

Restrictions in place
Nightclubs are open for vaccinated customers, with limits to capacity in place to allow for social distancing.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. In high-risk areas shopping centers, malls, and non-essential businesses remain closed.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current COVID risk in Buenos Aires?

Currently the risk level is medium. COVID-19 transmission is medium in Argentina. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated January 2022.. The current R number is 1.1619864672705

Do I have to quarantine when I arrive?

Quarantine information is guided by your origin.
Please check our travel information page for more details.

Do I have to wear a mask in Buenos Aires?

Face masks are required.

Do I have to quarantine when I return to my country?

Quarantine information is guided by your origin.
Please check our travel information page for more details.

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