Gambia covid statistics & travel advice

The latest Covid-19 statistics on new cases and vaccine rollout in the Gambia plus up-to-date travel advice and resources from government organisations and international agencies.

  • Vaccine rollout (%) Partially
  • New cases/100k 7-day · 14-day
  • Travel status Gambia · UK

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Gambia Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in the Gambia showing the number of people and percentage of the population who are partially and fully vaccinated.

As of 24/04/2021 Number of people Percentage of population
Partially vaccinated 20,922 0.9%
Fully vaccinated - -

The Covid-19 vaccination statistics for the Gambia is provided by Our World in Data. Last updated on 24/04/21.

Gambia Covid-19 statistics - new cases

The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for the Gambia recorded in the latest 7-day and 14-day period and the percentage difference from the week before, plus charts showing the numbers of new cases recorded over the past 10 weeks.

Week ending 7-day average 7-day weekly change 14-day average 14-day weekly change
2021-04-25 3.0 -59.9% 10.6 -8.6%
2021-05-02 1.8 -39.7% 4.8 -54.1%

New cases 7-day average

The 7-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for the Gambia recorded over the past 10 weeks.

4.1
3.3
9.4
9.8
6.8
3.5
4
7.5
3
1.8
28/02
07/03
14/03
21/03
28/03
04/04
11/04
18/04
25/04
02/05

New cases 14-day average

The 14-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for the Gambia recorded over the past 10 weeks.

12.3
7.4
12.7
19.2
16.6
10.3
7.5
11.5
10.6
4.8
28/02
07/03
14/03
21/03
28/03
04/04
11/04
18/04
25/04
02/05

The number of newly recorded cases per 100,000 of population for is courtesy of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and is updated weekly.

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Gambia travel status

Below is the latest information on the travel and tourism status of the Gambia including entry rules, pre-departure & in-destination Covid-19 testing and quarantine requirements plus current status on the UK travel list for returning to the UK.

Are there entry restrictions to the Gambia due to the coronavirus?

Gambia is open for tourism from the UK.

Negative PCR or NAAT test results required for arrivals from the UK. All arrivals face a period of quarantine on entering the Gambia. 2nd test on arrival from UK + quarantine pending result.

Destination status

  • Open for tourismO
    Open for tourism
  • Vaccine passport acceptedV
    Vaccine passport accepted
  • Test requiredT
    Test required
  • Quarantine excl. vaccinatedQV
    Quarantine excl. vaccinated
  • Test + quarantine excl. vaccinatedTQV
    Test + quarantine excl. vaccinated
  • Test + quarantine requiredT+Q
    Test + quarantine required
  • Quarantine requiredQ
    Quarantine required
  • Closed for tourism/Travel banC/B
    Closed for tourism/Travel ban

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Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from the Gambia?

Gambia is on the Amber list in the UK (Currently England only).

From 17 May 2021 - if you have been in or through the Gambia in the previous 10 days, you must quarantine at home for 10 days when arriving in the UK.

A pre-departure test in the Gambia is required as well as PCR tests on days 2 & 8 in the UK while in quarantine. The Test to Release scheme can be used in England on day 5 to shorten the quarantine period.

UK status - traffic light system

  • Green list countryG
    Green list country
  • Common Travel AreaCTA
    Common Travel Area
  • Green watchlist countryG+
    Green watchlist country
  • Amber list countryA
    Amber list country
  • Red list countryR
    Red list country
  • International travel banB
    International travel ban

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