Updated: March 18th, 2020
The state of national emergency —declared by President Martin Vizcarra on Sunday night to prevent the coronavirus (COVID-19) from spreading in Peru— began today at 00:00 hours (local time).
At the time of our latest update (Mar. 18th, 2020), 145 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Peru, the government declared that we are in phase 3
Stay informed on the following (as of Mar. 18th, 2020) with links to their Peru travel advisory pages.
Peru Travel Restrictions & Safety Precautions
A few of the safety travel restrictions in place in Peru:
- All flights and travel to Peru from Europe and Asia has been banned. The measure will be effective for 30 days to be extended based on the evolution of the virus in the country.
- Travelers that have been coming in from France, Italy, Spain and China will be quarantined for two weeks.
- Classes at schools and universities in the country have been suspended until March 30, 2020.
- The government has also asked people to avoid public spaces as much as possible, and the Municipality of Lima has postponed for 90 days all spectacles that gather more than 300 people.