Summary Protocols Based on Risk Classification of Countries

In conducting the risk due to the place of origin of visitors, the risk assessment should be categorized at levels – countries within CARICOM Travel Bubble, Low, Medium And High. Risk level will be reviewed based on WHO/PAHO, CARPHA and CDC’s data updates.

 

RISK LEVEL

COUNTRIES

RECOMMENDATIONS

Countries within CARICOM

Bubble

Barbados

Antigua and Barbuda

St. Vincent and Grenadines

St. Lucia

Grenada

St. Kitts and Nevis

Montserrat

Anguilla

 

·      Risk assessment prior to and on entry

·      Rapid test upon arrival

·      If rapid Test is negative, the traveller can proceed to immigration, baggage claim and customs and permitted to leave the airport after clearance.

·      If rapid test is positive the traveller will proceed to secondary screening where a PCR test will be done and await the results in a Government approved facility. (at travellers expense).

·      If PCR test is negative then the traveller is discharged from quarantine.

·      If you test positive on PCR you are transferred to COVID Isolation Unit until deemed medically cleared health officials. (hospital fees will apply).

Low Risk

Norway

Finland

Iceland

New Zealand

Curacao

Bermuda

BVI

Cayman Islands

Greenland

·     PCR Negative test result required before entry (within 24-72 hours prior to arrival)

·     Risk assessment prior to and on entry

·     Rapid test upon arrival

·     If rapid Test is negative the traveller can proceed to immigration, baggage claim and customs and permitted to leave the airport after clearance.

·      Travellers will be monitored for seven (7) days at their place of residence

 

·     If rapid test is positive the traveller will proceed to secondary screening where a PCR test will be done and await the results in a Government approved facility. (at travellers expense).

·     If PCR test is negative then the traveller is discharged from quarantine.

·     If you test positive on PCR you are transferred to COVID Isolation Unit until deemed medically cleared health officials. (hospital fees will apply).

Medium Risk

Canada

Sweden

Italy

Singapore

Nigeria

Switzerland

Guyana

Trinidad and Tobago

Guadeloupe

Martinique

Jamaica

Belize

Turks and Caicos Islands

 

·    PCR Negative test result required before entry (within 24-72 hours prior to arrival)

·    Risk assessment prior to and on entry

·    Rapid test upon arrival

·    If rapid test is negative, the traveller can proceed to immigration, baggage claim and customs and permitted to leave the airport.

·    Travellers will be monitored for fourteen (14) days at their place of residence

 

·    Optional to 14- day monitoring, a PCR test can be done on day 5. If the result is negative, there will be no further monitoring at place of residence.

·    If you test positive on PCR you are transferred to COVID Isolation Unit until deemed medically cleared by health officials. (Hospital fees will apply)

High Risk

United States

Brazil

India

Haiti

Russia

South Africa

Peru

Mexico

Colombia

Chile

Spain

Iran

United Kingdom

France

Germany

Argentina

Dominican Republic

Japan

Ecuador

Bolivia

Panama

Aruba

Suriname

Sint Maarten and Saint Martin

 

·    Risk assessment prior to and on entry

·    PCR Negative test result required before entry (within 24-72 hours prior to arrival)

·    A Rapid Diagnostic Test will be administered on arrival

·         If Rapid Test is positive, a PCR test will be administered immediately and traveller will await the results in a Government approved facility (at traveller’s expense).

·         If Rapid Test is negative, traveller will be transported to mandatory quarantine at a Government operated quarantine facility or Government-certified private property for a minimum of 5 days. (at traveller's expense)

·    A PCR test will be administered to the traveller on Day 5 after arrival.

·    Individuals will be deemed medically cleared after PCR negative test on day 5 at the discretion of health officials.

ALL TRAVELLERS MUST SUBMIT TO SCHEDULED AND UNSCHEDULED CHECKS BY MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS

 

*Country risk categorization will be reviewed and published on a weekly basis.