President Andry Rajoelina has extended the state of emergency to fight COVID-19 up to June 15, with the possibility of it being extended further. Domestic restrictions have also been altered, to include the weekend lockdown in the Analamanga region, which includes the capital Antananarivo. Entry and exit restrictions in Analamanga, Vakinankaratra, Haute Matsiatra, and Anosy regions will also be lifted from June 4. National and regional public transport will also resume on June 4, so as to domestic flights. As of Wednesday, June 2, schools and universities are allowed to reopen. Places of worship are now available at a limited capacity. Restaurants may operate at half-capacity.
Gatherings of more than 100 people will still be restricted as well as bars and nightclubs closed. Face mask are still required in all public places. For Analamanga, Vakinankaratra, Anosy, and Haute Matsiatra, a curfew will remain in place.
Routine international air travel to Madagascar remains banned until further notice. Sea borders are closed. Exceptions will be made for the transport of cargo. Special and repatriation services may be conducted with authorities’ approval. All travelers who enter the country will need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival. All passengers entering the country are subject to a COVID-19 test and a self-quarantine period of up to five days until a negative test result has been received.
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