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 inhabiting our island.

There are currently 394 active Covid cases on the island. 342 residents and 52 non-residents. There are 32 persons hospitalized of which 10 of them are in the Intensive care unit. 82 persons lost their battle against the Covid virus. A total of 111.433 persons have been tested of which 71.389 were tested at the airport. 77 persons lost the battle against Covid-19. A total of 31.492 persons registered for the vaccine of which 13.802 already received the first dosage of Pfizer vaccine.

Measurement by the Government of Aruba

  • Curfew is from 12am to 5am.
  • Closing time for businesses is 11pm.
  • Max two (2) per table (indoors & outdoors) (excluding children under the age of 12) Tables must be at least 1.5 meters apart.
  • Only 1 musician is allowed to perform on stage.
  • No musical events that are intended to attract customers.
  • Background music is allowed/No dancing.
  • Hotels and lodgings are exempted from the closing time, BUT only to serve their registered guests between 10pm and 6am.
  • Casinos are not part of the exemption and must close at 11pm.

Important notice:

  • Prior to travel, visitors should download the Aruba Department of Public Health’s Aruba Health App: A mobile resource for information on COVID-19 health procedures in Aruba, facilitation of the airport health screening, and faster results for Molecular PCR COVID-19 tests taken in Aruba.
  • A flat premium fee of $30 is applicable for new insurance policies for travelers over 14 years old.
  • Effective January 26th, 2021, as announced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. government requires all international airline passengers to show proof of a negative, PCR or Antigen, Covid-19 test before boarding flights to the United States.

Testing facilities in Aruba:

More information on travel and health requirements can be found on