Puerto Rico covid statistics & travel advice

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

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

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Puerto Rico Covid-19 vaccine rollout

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

As of 05/05/2021 Number of people Percentage of population
Partially vaccinated 1,261,208 39.5%
Fully vaccinated 833,599 26.1%

The Covid-19 vaccination statistics for Puerto Rico is provided by Our World in Data. Last updated on 05/05/21.

Puerto Rico Covid-19 statistics - new cases

The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for Puerto Rico 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
2021-04-25 427.3 -48.3% 900.0 14.4%
2021-05-02 244.3 -42.8% 671.6 -25.4%

New cases 7-day average

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

161.1
203
159.6
139.6
229.4
211.2
313.6
472.8
427.3
244.3
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 Puerto Rico recorded over the past 10 weeks.

325.8
364.1
362.6
299.2
369
440.5
524.8
786.4
900
671.6
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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Puerto Rico travel status

Below is the latest information on the travel and tourism status of Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico due to the coronavirus?

Puerto Rico is closed for tourism from the UK. Non-resident foreign nationals travelling from the UK are banned from entering. No one is admitted who has been in the UK in the last 14 days.

Negative PCR test results required for arrivals from the UK. Arrivals from the UK face a period of quarantine on entering Puerto Rico.

Check out Puerto Rico Tourism for more information.

Destination status

  • Open for tourismO
    Open for tourism
  • Vaccine passport acceptedV
    Vaccine passport accepted
  • Test requiredT
    Test required
  • 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 Puerto Rico?

Non-essential international travel from the UK is currently illegal.

If you have been in or through Puerto Rico in the previous 10 days, you must quarantine at home for 10 days when arriving in the UK.

A pre-departure test in Puerto Rico 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
  • 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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