Sunday, January 9, 2022

Covid -19 Variant, Omicron Is In Puerto Rico


The Covid -19 variant, Omicron has arrived in Puerto Rico, and the government of Puerto Rico has taken new measures to stop the spread of the virus.

New rules are:

1- All establishments serving food or drinks must require proof of vaccination or a negative  Covid -19 test, taken 48 hours prior to arrival.

2- All passengers arriving on domestic flights are required to show a negative Covid - 19 test taken within 48 hours before arrival time, regardless of vaccination status.  Passengers without a test will have 48 hours to take one upon arrival or be subject to a fine.  Unvaccinated travelers must quarantine for 7 days after arriving, regardless of whether they have a negative test result.

3- All restaurants, bars, theaters, stadiums, coliseums, convention centers, and casinos, will limit capacity to 50% for indoor event and 75% for outdoor events.  

4- All businesses will close between midnight and 5 AM, except for health services and pharmacies. 

5- Alcohol sale is also prohibited between midnight and 5 AM.

6- Masks are required indoors, regardless of age or vaccination status.  Masks are required on all outdoor activities of 50 attendees or more.    

The new rules are subject to change, make sure you have the latest information when traveling to Puerto Rico.   Go to for the latest information on Covid -19.