GOVERNMENT OF THE BAHAMAS
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
20th December, 2021
COVID-19 TRAVEL RISK ADVISORY RATING LOWERED FOR THE BAHAMAS
The Ministry of Health and Wellness advises the public that the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC) has lowered the COVID-19 Travel Risk Advisory
Rating for The Bahamas, from Level 3 (high), down to Level 2 (moderate).
According to the CDC; a level 2 rating advises international travelers to be fully
vaccinated before coming to The Bahamas. It also advises that unvaccinated
travelers who are at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19 should avoid
nonessential travel and if travel is necessary discuss any concerns with a doctor.
This reclassification should continue to bode well for our economy and benefit our
The public is encouraged to continue to properly wash and sanitize their hands, wear
face masks when out in public, cover coughs and sneezes, maintain distances of six
feet from others, clean and disinfect regularly and get the COVID-19 vaccine to help
limit the spread of the virus.