Local COVID information for “Mauritania”

COVID Risk Level: MEDIUM (COVID-19 transmission is medium in Mauritania. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated June 2021.)
Last updated: June 23, 2021, 12:00 am

Government measures

The local government has imposed some restrictions.

While traveling in Mauritania 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.

Local Restrictions

Use of mask

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

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Bars

Closed
Please be advised bars are not allowed to operate in this country.

Nightclubs

Closed
Please be advised nightclubs are not allowed to operate in this country.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current COVID risk in Mauritania?

Currently the risk level is medium. COVID-19 transmission is medium in Mauritania. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated June 2021.. The current R number is 0.932533287986172

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 Mauritania?

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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