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Updated: 31 Jul 2021
Where Can I Go?
Travel in Corona Times.
Can I go to South Africa?
ImmigrationSome visitors require a visa to enter South Africa. South Africa has closed the borders during the Covid-19 pandemic. Exceptions for citizens or permanent residents may apply.
General entry requirements to South Africa are available on Wikipedia.
You can verify your right to enter South Africa on the IATA Travel Centre.
Government GuidanceGovernments typically warn against non-essential travel to South Africa. You can find detailed travel advice here:
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Covid-19 TrendInfection rates are falling; however daily infection rates per million (161) remain very high.
Average daily infection rates for the last week were 9,562, compared to the monthly average of 15,369 this is a change of -37.8%.
Average daily death rates for the last week were 313, compared to the monthly average of 368 this is a change of -14.9%.
You can find detailed statistics at the John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center.



Country Information
Region         Sub-Saharan Africa
Capital         Pretoria
Currency         South African rand (ZAR)
Driving Side         left
Electricity         230 V/50 Hz (C / M / N Plug)
DISCLAIMER
No country is risk free. Security and health situations develop fast. You need to make yourself aware of risks. Before you decide to travel, please make sure you check your personal risk profile and obtain information that is specific to you (such as advice by your own government and health professional). Covid-19 infection numbers are based on a comparison of the daily average for the last 7 vs the last 30 days. Infection data gathering varies across nations and can only serve as an indication of actual infection numbers.