Lima Airport Guidelines For COVID-19 Prevention

Jorge Chávez International Airport Guidelines To Prevent COVID-19

Travelers are reminded that all repatriation flights now depart from the Jorge Chávez International Airport. Please keep the following in mind as you are making travel arrangements, and plan accordingly:

  • Be prepared to wait for extended periods of time. The return to ​commercial airport is likely to produce delays as new measures are implemented for the first time.
  • Only ticketed passengers will be allowed entry to the airport. Family and friends should stay home in order to follow all social distancing measures and Ministry of Health protocols.
  • All passengers are subject to security screening.
  • All passengers are subject to health screening before boarding. Passengers should expect to have their temperature taken and should be prepared to answer health-related questions. Passengers suspected of having COVID-19 will not be allowed to board.
  • Bring ​snacks. Food facilities may not be open, and repatriation flights have limited food options.
  • Bring your own sanitizer and wipes​, but note that liquids may be restricted due to airport security regulations.
  • Face masks AND face shields are required at all times at Jorge Chávez International Airport. Face masks are required while traveling on the airplane to comply with Peruvian and U.S. government regulations.
  • No smoking is allowed.
  • Check with your travel provider in advance to arrange appropriate accessibility measures prior to arriving at the airport.
  • Wheelchair availability may be limited. Airline staff can assist in very limited circumstances. If you need additional assistance, you may need to travel with a companion who can assist.The airport remains closed for commercial flights. International borders remain closed. If you remain in Peru, please continue to follow Peruvian government health and safety guidelines and quarantine restrictions.

COVID-19 in Peru: More Information

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Health Alert: COVID-19 Update, Peru (September 9, 2020)

 

COVID-19 Cases: As of September 9, Peru’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) reports 696 000 confirmed cases of COVID-19; a total of 30,123 fatalities and 530 000 have recovered. Lima and Callao still have the highest concentration of COVID-19 cases countrywide. 

According to the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center, Peru is currently seventh in the world for the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases (https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html). 

Confirmed cases and fatalities continue to increase because of the movement and economic activities in metropolitan areas. Everyone is encouraged to continue practicing social distancing, and facemasks are required at all times in public to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Also, the government has dictated a new rule for everybody who is going to use public transportation, apart from wearing a face mask you have to use a facial protector.

Prime Minister, Pedro Cateriano, on the 3 of august confirms that the order to have remote work has extended until July 2021 to avoid the risk of contagious. 

 

Quarantine Measures and National Curfew: Peru’s national state of emergency and quarantine measures are in place through  Wednesday, September 9. Mandatory nightly curfew hours begin at 10:00 pm and end at 4:00 am for almost every region except Arequipa, Ica, Junin, Huanuco, San Martin, Madre de Dios y Ancash that still have an obligatory quarantine and curfew from 8:00 pm until 4:00 am. The all-day Sunday curfew remains in effect only to the regions that have obligatory quarantine for the rest is no longer available. 

 

For a complete list of quarantine restrictions, refer to the U.S. Embassy’s COVID-19 webpage at https://pe.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information.

 

If you want to know more about all the arrangements we have made in Treehouse Lodge for all of our guests, take a look at our blog “7 guidelines to prevent COVID 19 at Treehouse” for more information. Don’t forget you can contact us if you have any questions and we would be happy to assist.