Lesotho COVID-19 Resource Portal

Lesotho Covid 19 Resource

 

Lesotho has moved to the adjusted Blue Colour Code

The changes from into effect from 26 January 2022

What you will need to cross the border: 

  • International travellers entering Lesotho must show a valid PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival at the border.
  • Please note that you must enter the country within 72 hours of taking the COVID-19 test

 

Curfew 

Lesotho will no longer be placed under curfew

International Travel
  • Departing and arrivals including tourists
  • Permitted while observing COVID-19 protocols
  • 72 hour negative certificate
Restaurants and fast foods
  • Permitted
  • Strictly register at entrance with proof of vaccination certificate while observing all other COVID-19 protocols
Liquor stores
  • Resume normal operation
  • Register with proof of vaccination certification and sanitise and ensure physical distancing for sit-ins at all times
  • Nightclubs to resume normal operation
  • Strictly register with proof of vaccination certification and ensure physical distancing at all times
Entertainment industry
  • Entertainment permitted subject to issuance of permit by the police
  • Observe physical distancing for indoor and outdoor events in only privately owned places
  • Provide not less than 5 security guards/ bouncers
Tourism industry
  • Accommodation venues open with 100% occupancy and ID registration
  • Allow conference, meetings and workshops with participants, facilitators and organisers wearing face marks and observing physical distancing at all times.
  • Allow one hour disinfection between meetings and workshops
Gambling industry
  • Casino – the number of persons entering a casino shall not exceed 50% based on the available floor space of the casino
  • Disinfect machines before use by the next person
  • Sport betting: the number of persons entering a sports betting site shall be determined by 1.5 metre distancing
  • Limited Pay-Out Machines (LPM’s): Operate
  • Register clients and observe COVID-19 protocols
Health services
  • Resume normal operating hours
  • Patients who not vaccinated shall be offered counselling services andCOVID-19 vaccine
Traditional/ Initiation Schools
  • Permitted subject to adherence to Standard Risk Based Guidelines
Churches
  • Services should last for not more than 3 hours
  • Sanitise, wear face masks at all times including when singing and ensure physical distancing. Allow 1 hour for disinfection between services
  • Night prayer permitted subject to production of poof of vaccination certificate while observing COVID-19 protocols above
Pitso
  • Permitted
  • Strictly register with proof of vaccination certification and sanitise, wear face masks and ensure physical distancing at all times
Political gatherings
  • Only constituency rallies and meetings allowed and be completed by 15:00
  • Strictly screen, register with proof of vaccination certificates and sanitise, wear facemasks and ensure physical distancing at all times
  • National Annual Policy and Elective Conferences are allowed only with permission from Police based on the COVID-19 protocols above
Gyms
  • Operate at 50% capacity of the facility inside with ventilation
  • Disinfect surfaces of the equipment’s between use
  • Screen, register with proof of vaccination certification and sanitise at the entrance
  • Wear face marks at all times, physical distance