Sri Lanka covid travel advice

Explore Covid-19 statistics relating to new cases and the vaccine rollout in Sri Lanka plus up-to-date travel advice on entry requirements from government agencies.

  • Vaccine rollout (%) Fully vaccined
  • New cases/100k 7-day average

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Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in Sri Lanka showing the number of people and percentage of the population who are partially or fully vaccinated.

As of 09/05/2022 Number of people Percentage of population
Partially vaccinated 17,066,783 79.4%
Fully vaccinated 14,464,168 67.3%

The Covid-19 vaccination statistics for Sri Lanka is provided by Our World in Data. Last updated on 09/05/22.

Covid-19 statistics - new cases

The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for Sri Lanka recorded in the latest 7-day period and the percentage difference from the week before, plus charts showing the numbers of new cases recorded over the past 10 weeks.

Week ending 7-day average 7-day weekly change
2022-05-01 <1 -28%
2022-05-08 <1 -11.7%

New cases 7-day average

The 7-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for Sri Lanka recorded over the past 10 weeks.

23.8
27.6
10.1
12.1
5.1
3.1
1.4
1.4
1
0.9
06/03
13/03
20/03
27/03
03/04
10/04
17/04
24/04
01/05
08/05

The number of newly recorded cases per 100,000 of population for Sri Lanka is provided by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and is updated weekly.

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Entry requirements & travel restrictions

Below is the latest information on the travel and tourism status of Sri Lanka including entry requirements and the rules on pre-departure Covid-19 testing and quarantine.

  • Open for tourismO
    Open for tourism
  • Open for vaccinated arrivalsO*
    Open for vaccinated arrivals
  • Quarantine for unvaccinatedQ*
    Quarantine for unvaccinated
  • Vaccination requiredV
    Vaccination required
  • Test or vaccination requiredT|V
    Test or vaccination required
  • Quarantine requiredQ
    Quarantine required
  • Test requiredT
    Test required
  • Test + vaccination requiredT+V
    Test + vaccination required
  • Closed for tourismC
    Closed for tourism

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Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Sri Lanka?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Sri Lanka. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

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