Local COVID information for “Karachi”

COVID Risk Level: MEDIUM (COVID-19 transmission is medium in Pakistan. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated August 2021.)
Last updated: August 3, 2021, 12:00 am

Government measures

The local government has imposed some restrictions.

While traveling in Pakistan 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 all public spaces and while on public transport.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transportation is operational with limits to capacity in place.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Indoor service is only permitted for vaccinated people.

Bars

Closed
Please be advised bars do not operate in Pakistan.

Nightclubs

Closed
Please be advised nightclubs do not operate in Pakistan.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Non-essential services may be closed in high-risk areas.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current COVID risk in Karachi?

Currently the risk level is medium. COVID-19 transmission is medium in Pakistan. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated August 2021.. The current R number is 1.34861161636975

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 Karachi?

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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