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Kenya

119.8 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
1.40% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 1.21% last week
Most visitors from the United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Kenya.

Border status

Travelers must complete the "Travelers Health Surveillance Form" online.


Outgoing travelTraveling from the United States to Kenya

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Kenya.
Exceptions

Travelers entering Kenya are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 96 hours prior to travel that has been digitally verified through the Trusted Travel (TT) Initiative. Persons traveling to Kenya from countries not yet party to the Trusted Travel Initiative must use a tool made available through the Global Haven partnership for COVID-19 test results and vaccine certificates verification.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering Kenya.

Return travelReturning to the United States from Kenya

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Kenya must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United States.
Exceptions

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Travelers with proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding. Proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel.

More info at the CDC site

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Kenya will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the United States.
Exceptions

Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​