Suriname government extends curfew, reopens border to international flights from Netherlands (CNW, 28.09.20).
On Sunday 27 September the government announced direct passenger traffic from the Netherlands will be allowed soon. Passengers must submit a negative COVID-19 test and are required to be quarantined for 10 days after arrival.
All international borders are closed (including the ferry to Guyana). Everyone is urged to stay at home.
The government of Suriname has blocked road and air travel into and out of the eastern part of the country, including traffic on the East-West Connecting Road at the point of Stolkersijver.
Suriname’s airspace, ports, and borders remain closed until at least 31 May. All scheduled international flights to and from Suriname are suspended, and land and ferry border crossings closed. Provisions have been made for cargo flights between Suriname and the Netherlands.
A nationwide curfew is in place from 21.00hrs to 05.00hrs until further notice. This has been introduced as a counter measure to the spread of COVID-19.
Bars, night clubs, dance halls, discotheques and the like will remain closed and restaurants and other commercial eateries may only open for take-out or delivery, provided they have outdoor terraces.
Licences for tour buses have been revoked. Private vehicles may only take two occupants. Taxis may carry two passengers. Schools will soon restart.
In addition, meetings for mourning, funerals and religious gatherings are permitted only if and insofar as no more than fifty people are present at the same time, while outdoor sports activities may take place normally; but contact sports are not allowed.
Quarantine requirement at government designated site or self-isolation at home.
All incoming travellers are subject to a 14-day quarantine upon arrival (seven days at a government facility plus seven days at home for people travelling from high COVID-19-infected countries like the USA or Brazil). People coming from the countries with a decreasing COVID-19 trend will be home quarantined for 14 days.
COVID-19 negative certification not required / not known.
Government announced on 27 September than when international flights will resume, passengers will need to submit a negative COVID-19 test.