Local COVID information for “Uruguay”

COVID Risk Level: MEDIUM (COVID-19 transmission is medium in Uruguay. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated December 2021.)
Last updated: December 2, 2021, 2:15 pm

Government measures

The local government has imposed some restrictions.

While traveling in Uruguay 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, such as while on public transport, and recommended in outdoor public spaces.

Public transportation

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

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open until 2 am with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Only takeaway or delivery services may be available in high-risk areas.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open until 2 am with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Only takeaway or delivery services may be available in high-risk areas.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

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. Non-essential businesses may be closed.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current COVID risk in Uruguay?

Currently the risk level is medium. COVID-19 transmission is medium in Uruguay. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated December 2021.. The current R number is 1.04693265055905

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 Uruguay?

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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