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In 2019, the city of Wuhan (China) became famous all over the world. Such «popularity» was associated with the rapid spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It is known that coronavirus is transmitted in two ways — by airborne droplets and by contact.

The respiratory virus of a new type has already spread throughout the world. Zambia was no exception.

Coronavirus in Zambia: statistics common for the country of Zambia

According to the latest data, 182 153 506 people became victims of COVID-19, of which 3 946 015 deaths. On the territory of Zambia — 157 832, of which 2271 deaths.
Over the last day (data on Thursday, 1 July 2021), the number of infected increased by 2971, +76 deaths. Thus, the mortality rate in Zambia is 1.44%.

In Zambia, bars and restaurants work with restrictions, all shops work without restrictions. Public events (exhibitions, concerts, museums, etc.) are allowed but with restrictions.

Is it possible to enter Zambia today, in 2021?

At the moment (Thursday, 1 July 2021) Zambia is available for tourists without any restrictions. At the same time, it is important to comply with the rules and requirements that are regulated by internal documents. Here is what official sources say for tourists planning to come to Zambia:

Zambia’s borders are open, but under tight screening.Tourist and business visit visas are available in advance and on arrival in Zambia.All visitors to Zambia must have proof that they have tested negative for COVID-19 in the 7 days before their arrival. Visitors are responsible for monitoring their condition for 14 days after arrival, and should report any occurrence of COVID-19 symptoms to medical authorities. There is no requirement for visitors to self-isolate.Returning residents may be asked for proof of having tested negatively for COVID-19 in the previous 14 days. Returning residents should self-isolate for 14 days following their arrival in Zambia.You should not use the NHS testing service to get a test in order to facilitate your travel to another country. You should arrange to take a private test.All airports are open to flights, though availability of international flights remains limited. Please check before booking.International train and bus services are suspended.Anyone entering Zambia with a body temperature equal to, or above 38.0 C will be tested for COVID-19 on arrival. Any other arrivals may be randomly selected for testing. These tests are in addition to the requirement for visitors to show proof that they have tested negative for COVID-19 in the 14 days before their arrival.If your body temperature is equal to, or above 38.0, and you have other symptoms of COVID-19 (a cough, shortness of breath, a headache or a sore throat), you will be tested and taken to a government facility for treatment and quarantine until your tests results are known.

You can read more about entering Zambia in official sources:

Restrictions on entry to Zambia

On Thursday, 1 July 2021, the borders of Zambia are fully open for citizens, for tourists and foreigners — the borders are fully opened. Moreover, in some cases, quarantine is required upon arrival.

Here’s what they write about quarantine in official sources:

Might be required to quarantine based on body temperature or other symptoms of covid.

If, when crossing the border with Zambia, symptoms of coronavirus appear, namely: cough, shortness of breath, fever, fatigue, headache and muscle pain, you should immediately consult a doctor.

Conditions for entering Zambia

Special conditions of entry and various kinds of restrictions during a pandemic are applied in almost all countries. Zambia is no exception.

Do I need a test result when crossing the border with Zambia?

Required to present a negative COVID-19 test.

In addition, when crossing the border, there should be no signs of SARS.

Entry rules to Zambia today: 1 July 2021

We have already figured out the need for a test. Just in case, we recall:

Required to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Many are wondering whether it is necessary to go into quarantine when entering Zambia. We answer: today, when entering Zambia, quarantine is required, but not for everyone.

How are things with masks in Zambia?

Masks are required in public spaces

For which countries are the borders with Zambia open?

Borders with Zambia on 1 July 2021 are open to the following countries of the world:

For which countries are the borders with Zambia closed or partially closed?

Borders with Russia on June 5, 2021 are closed (or partially closed) for the following countries of the world:

Is a vaccination passport obligatory to enter Zambia?

Dozens of countries around the world have been thinking about the introduction of so-called «covid passports» for several months. We are talking about documentary evidence of vaccination against COVID-19. The goal is to simplify travel abroad, as well as to speed up the process of returning to normal life.
In order to travel to Zambia, today you do not need a vaccination passport. At the same time, the Zambia government supports the idea of a document that confirms vaccination.

Digital statistics: on entry into and exit from Zambia

Covid 19 sets new «records». Despite this, the borders of Zambia are open to a number of countries. Also, Zambia citizens can freely cross the borders of other states. Naturally, on condition they сomply with all quarantine measures.

From which countries you can come to Zambia:

Current data on COVID-19 in Zambia

As of 1 July 2021, there is a flattening in cases of coronavirus infection in Zambia. More detailed statistics in numbers:

  • Total cases: 157 832
  • Currently sick: 21 142
  • Recovered: 134 419
  • Deaths: 2271
  • Vaccinated: 142 125

You can keep track of the most current information on the WHO website:

View other countries from which we can come to Zambia

Countries available for entry:

Available for entry, but with restrictions:

Countries unavailable for entry:

According to our information, at the moment there are no countries from which entry into Zambia is completely prohibited. See how we collect data.

Is it possible to enter and what are the rules, conditions for entering Zambia during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2021?