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Sri Lanka covid statistics & travel advice
The latest Covid-19 statistics on new cases and vaccine rollout in Sri Lanka plus up-to-date travel advice and resources from government organisations and international agencies.
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Sri Lanka Covid-19 vaccine rollout
Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in Sri Lanka showing the number of people and percentage of the population who are partially and fully vaccinated.
|As of 03/12/2021||Number of people||Percentage of population|
Sri Lanka Covid-19 statistics - new cases
The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for Sri Lanka 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|
New cases 7-day average
The 7-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for Sri Lanka recorded over the past 10 weeks.
New cases 14-day average
The 14-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for Sri Lanka recorded over the past 10 weeks.
The number of newly recorded cases per 100,000 of population for Sri Lanka is provided by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and is updated weekly.
Sri Lanka coronavirus live updates
- Travel advice for Sri Lanka - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)
- Travellers' health for Sri Lanka - Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka
- Coronavirus timeline in Sri Lanka - Wikipedia - coronavirus update
- Latest info on travel to Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau
FCDO travel advice
Sri Lanka travel status
Below is the latest information on the travel and tourism status of Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka due to the coronavirus?
Sri Lanka is open for tourism from the UK.
Negative PCR or NAAT test results required for arrivals from the UK. Arrivals from the UK face a period of quarantine on entering Sri Lanka. Fully vaccinated passengers exempt from quarantine. Test on arrival and during hotel quarantine for unvaccinated visitors.
Check out Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau for more information.
- OOpen for tourism
- VVaccine passport accepted
- TTest required
- QVQuarantine excl. vaccinated
- TQVTest + quarantine excl. vaccinated
- V+Fully vaccinated only
- T+QTest + quarantine required
- QQuarantine required
- C/BClosed for tourism/Travel ban
Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka is on the ROW list in the UK.
Fully vaccinated & under 18s - No quarantine in the UK is required. No pre-departure test is needed. A lateral flow test on or before day 2 back in the UK.
Not fully vaccinated - Quarantine at home for 10 days when arriving in the UK. Pre-departure test in Sri Lanka is required as well as PCR tests on days 2 & 8 in the UK while in quarantine. Test to Release scheme can be used in England on day 5 to shorten quarantine period.
UK status - traffic light system
- ROWROW (Rest of the world)
- CTACommon Travel Area
- RRed list country
- BInternational travel ban
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