Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

September 16, 2021

Location:  Belize

Event:  Updated Curfew Hours and COVID-19 Restrictions.

In response to increasing numbers of COVID-19 infections, the Government of Belize has announced additional curfew and movement restrictions in Belize, which will begin at midnight on Sunday, September 19, 2021.

  • A daily curfew will be in effect from 7:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m., with the exception of San Pedro, Caye Caulker, Placencia, and Hopkins, where the curfew hours remain 9:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.  Persons violating curfew hours will be fined.
  • Restaurants will only be open for take-out service, with the exception of the tourist areas of San Pedro, Caye Caulker, Placencia, and Hopkins.
  • All casinos are closed.
  • All churches are closed for in-person worship.
  • Contact sports are prohibited.
  • September 26 and October 3 will be “no movement days,” except for medical emergencies or for the purchase of fuel, food, or medication.

Please stay informed of all Government of Belize announcements related to pandemic conditions and continue to follow COVID-19 mitigation guidelines, such as frequent hand washing, wearing a protective facial mask, social distancing, and self-isolating if you experience symptoms or are exposed to COVID-19.  Please visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Belize.

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