As of Thursday, February 17, all Covid measures have been eliminated

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On February 16, during a press conference, Prime Minister Evelyn Wever-Croes announced that on February 17, 2022, all COVID-19 measures will be eliminated.

However, the Prime Minister emphasized that testing for admission to Aruba remains in force. Hence, everyone arriving in Aruba must test before entering. Testing is not required if fully vaccinated (must include booster shot). Residents can get a test in Aruba upon arrival. Please note that they must be fully vaccinated, including booster shot.

Elimination of the COVID measures, includes:

  • Business closure is back to what is specified on the permit (vergunningstijd). No restrictions.
  • No restrictions on number of diners at restaurant tables.
  • Other COVID-19 measures in force at schools, businesses, and retirement homes will also be eliminated.

However, recommendations remain in place:

  • Wash your hands frequently;
  • keep 1.5 meters distance;
  • use face masks;
  • get your vaccine or booster shot;
  • ventilate indoor spaces;
  • use COVID-19 self-tests;
  • if you have symptoms stay inside and get tested;
  • if an establishment requires the use of a face mask, you must comply.