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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Travel to Aruba

IMPORTANT: Mandatory requirements for travel to Aruba including testing requirements and mandatory Aruba visitors insurance information.

CDC RETURN REQUIREMENTS: COVID-19 Testing locations in Aruba

Latest Updates

October 17, 2021 – During the period Oct 10 – Oct 17, active cases decreased to 155. 90 recoveries and no deaths were registered. Between October 10th  and October 17th the total number of active COVID-19 coronavirus cases has decreased to 155 (129 residents and 26 non-residents). The total cases to date is 15720 (14271 residents and 1449 non-residents). The total recovered is 15395 (13975 residents and 1420 non-residents). The number of deaths related to COVID-19 is 170 (167 residents and 3 non-residents). There are currently 34 persons hospitalized (19 in Aruba), 21 of whom are in intensive care (6 in Aruba and 15 in Colombia).

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October 15, 2021 – Aruba government announces extended opening hours as of October 17. As of October 17th closing time for establishments will change from 12:00am to 1:00am and for casinos will change from 1:00am to 2:00am. More information available on safety measures in place.

October 10, 2021 – During the period Oct 3 – Oct 10, active cases decreased to 159 and 148 recoveries and 3 deaths were registered. Between October 3rd  and October 10th the total number of active COVID-19 coronavirus cases has decreased to 159 (134 residents and 25 non-residents). The total cases to date is 15634 (14202 residents and 1432 non-residents). The total recovered is 15305 (13901 residents and 1404 non-residents). The number of deaths related to COVID-19 is now 170 (167 residents and 3 non-residents). Sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. There are currently 34 persons hospitalized (17 in Aruba), 22 of whom are in intensive care (5 in Aruba and 17 in Colombia).

October 3, 2021 – During the period Sep 26-Oct 3, active cases decreased to 212 and 162 recoveries and 2 deaths were registered. Between September 26th and October 3rd the total number of active COVID-19 coronavirus cases has decreased to 212 (179 residents and 33 non-residents). The total cases to date is 15536 (14125 residents and 1411 non-residents). The total recovered is 15157 (13782 residents and 1375 non-residents). The number of deaths related to COVID-19 is now 167 (164 residents and 3 non-residents). Sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. There are currently 37 persons hospitalized (18 in Aruba), 24 of whom are in intensive care (5 in Aruba and 19 in Colombia).

September 26, 2021 – During the period Sep 18-Sep 26, active cases decreased to 256 and 205 recoveries and 7 deaths were registered. Between September 18th and September 26th the total number of active COVID-19 coronavirus cases has decreased to 256 (220 residents and 36 non-residents). The total cases to date is 15416 (14021 residents and 1395 non-residents). The total recovered is 14995 (13639 residents and 1356 non-residents). The number of deaths related to COVID-19 is now 165 (162 residents and 3 non-residents). Sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. There are currently 39 persons hospitalized (20 in Aruba), 23 of whom are in intensive care (4 in Aruba and 19 in Colombia).

September 18, 2021 – During the period Sep 10-Sep 18, active cases decreased to 273 and 322 recoveries and 4 deaths were registered. Between September 10th and September 18th the total number of active COVID-19 coronavirus cases has decreased to 273 (238 residents and 35 non-residents). The total cases to date is 15221 (13852 residents and 1369 non-residents). The total recovered is 14790 (13459 residents and 1331 non-residents). The number of deaths related to COVID-19 is now 158 (155 residents and 3 non-residents). Sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. There are currently 54 persons hospitalized (31 in Aruba), 30 of whom are in intensive care (7 in Aruba and 23 in Colombia).

September 10, 2021 – During the period Sep 3-SEP 10, active cases decreased to 400 and 419 recoveries and 5 deaths were registered. Between September 3rd and September 10th the total number of active COVID-19 coronavirus cases has decreased to 400 (362 residents and 38 non-residents). The total cases to date is 15022 (13677 residents and 1345 non-residents). The total recovered is 14468 (13164 residents and 1304 non-residents). The number of deaths related to COVID-19 is now 154 (151 residents and 3 non-residents). Sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. There are currently 61 persons hospitalized (36 in Aruba), 34 of whom are in intensive care (9 in Aruba and 25 in Colombia).

September 3, 2021 – During the period Aug 28-Sep 3, active cases decreased to 566 and 461 recoveries and 16 deaths were registered. Between August 28th and September 3rd the total number of active COVID-19 coronavirus cases has decreased to 566 (507 residents and 59 non-residents). The total cases to date is 14764 (13439 residents and 1263 non-residents). The total recovered is 14049 (12786 residents and 1325 non-residents). The number of deaths related to COVID-19 is now 149 (146 residents and 3 non-residents). Sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. There are currently 70 persons hospitalized (52 in Aruba), 30 of whom are in intensive care (12 in Aruba and 18 in Colombia).

September 1, 2021 – Aruba government announces relaxation of some additional safety measures. In a press conference held yesterday evening, the Aruba government announced some relaxation of additional safety measures previously put in place on August 22nd, aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19 in Aruba. Latest changes include removal of curfew, changes to closing times, easing restaurant seating limits etc. and will come into effect on September 2nd, 2021.  More information available here.

August 27, 2021 – During the period Aug 20-27, active cases decreased to 653 and 896 recoveries and 9 deaths were registered. Between August 20th and August 27th the total number of active COVID-19 coronavirus cases has decreased to 653 (590 residents and 63 non-residents). The total cases to date is 14374 (13085 residents and 1289 non-residents). The total recovered is 13588 (12365 residents and 1223 non-residents). The number of deaths related to COVID-19 is now 133 (130 residents and 3 non-residents). Sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. There are currently 64 persons hospitalized (47 in Aruba), 29 of whom are in intensive care (12 in Aruba and 17 in Colombia).

August 22, 2021 – Aruba government introduces additional safety measures. As of August 22nd, 2021 the Aruba government has implemented additional safety measures aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19 in Aruba. These include a curfew, changes to closing times, restaurant seating limits, occupancy limits at businesses etc. More information available here.

August 20, 2021 – During the period Aug 14-20, active cases decreased to 1055 and 808 recoveries and 9 deaths were registered. Between August 13th and August 20th the total number of active COVID-19 coronavirus cases has decreased to 1055 (971 residents and 84 non-residents). The total cases to date is 13871 (12629 residents and 1242 non-residents). The total recovered is 12692 (11536 residents and 1156 non-residents). The number of deaths related to COVID-19 is now 124 (122 residents and 2 non-residents). Sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. There are currently 83 persons hospitalized, 23 of whom are in intensive care (9 in Aruba and 14 in Colombia).

August 13, 2021 – During the period Aug 6-13, active cases increased to 1122 and 487 recoveries and 4 deaths were registered. Between August 6th and August 13th the total number of active COVID-19 coronavirus cases has increased to 1122 (1028 residents and 94 non-residents). The total cases to date is 13121 (11943 residents and 1178 non-residents). The total recovered is 11884 (10802 residents and 1082 non-residents). The average weekly positivity rate among residents reported on August 13th is 32%. The number of deaths related to COVID-19 is now 115 (113 residents and 2 non-residents). Sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. There are currently 54 persons hospitalized, 7 of whom are in intensive care. The majority of persons being hospitalized are unvaccinated. The Aruba government continues to vigorously appeal to the public to get vaccinated.

In an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19 the Aruba government has mandated that as of today entertainment in nightclubs or private parties is not permitted. Background music and a maximum of one (1) musician are permitted.

August 6, 2021 – During the period July 30-Aug 6, active cases increased to 754 and 256 recoveries and 1 death were registered. Between July 30th and August 7th the total number of active COVID-19 coronavirus cases has increased to 754 (662 residents and 92 non-residents). The total cases to date is 12262 (11157 residents and 1105 non-residents). The total recovered is 11397 (10386 residents and 1011 non-residents). The average weekly positivity rate among residents reported on August 6th is 30%. The number of deaths related to COVID-19 is now 111 (109 residents and 2 non-residents). Sincere condolences to the family of the deceased. There are currently 23 persons hospitalized, 6 of whom are in intensive care.

The Aruba government has announced that some safety measures will be reinstated as of August 7th.

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See also – archived news:
COVID-19 in Aruba from December 1, 2020 to July 31, 2021
COVID-19 in Aruba from June 1 to November 30, 2020
COVID-19 in Aruba from March 6 to May 31, 2020