Covid-19: the status on Aruba

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Rules and protocols are being reviewed and evaluated on a daily basis and adapted as per current situation by a crisis team, in order to protect each and every one visiting and residing our island.

Current numbers

There are currently 28 active Covid cases on the island. 16 residents and 12 non-residents. There are no persons hospitalized. 107 persons lost their battle against the Covid virus of which 1 of them is a non-resident. A total of 172.026 persons have been tested of which 119.608 were tested at the airport. A total of 66.342 persons have received the Pfizer vaccine, which represents 69% of the total population. Aiming for 85% of the total population by end of July 2021.

Measurement by the Government of Aruba effective as of Monday July 05, 2021:

  • Closing times – Businesses may close according to regular closing times;
  • Distance: Keeping 1,5 meters away from each other is removed;
  • Sports: all restrictions have been removed (Incl. Bush League);
  • Funerals: Casket may be opened upon revelation. A glass plate must be placed on the coffin for corona deceased;
  • Bingo: Bingo is allowed;
  • Businesses: All restrictions have been removed (Church, restaurant, etc.);
  • Nightclubs: Nightclubs are allowed to open again;
  • Dancing: Dancing is allowed;
  • Alcohol: Ban on drinking alcohol in public places has been removed.
  • The government is considering making changes to the entry policy for tourists regarding insurance and testing for vaccinated people but at this time it stays the same until details are worked out and finalized.

More information on travel and health requirements can be found on