Public Health (Prohibition of Entry into Botswana) Order, 2020

Statutory Instrument 31 of 2020

  1. [Repealed by Public Health (Prohibition of Entry into Botswana) Order, 2020 (Statutory Instrument 37 of 2020) on 24 March 2020]

IN RECOGNITION of the risk posed by the COVID-19 VIRUS and in exercise of the powers conferred on the Minister of Health and Wellness by section 80(1) of the Public Health Act, the following Order is hereby made —

1. Citation

This Order may be cited as the Prohibition of Entry into Botswana Order, 2020.

2. Prohibition of entry into Botswana

Any person from the countries listed below or any other country that maybe added by the World Health Organisation are restricted or prohibited to enter Botswana, at its borders or any specified part of Botswana until further notice except for citizens of Botswana and non-citizens resident in Botswana:Provided that the provisions of section 80 (1) (c) and (d) shall with the necessary modification apply to citizens and non-citizens resident in Botswana returning from the said countries –(a)Austria;(b)Belgium;(c)China;(d)Denmark;(e)United Kingdom;(f)South Korea;(g)France(h)Japan;(i)Iran(j)United States of America(k)Germany;(l)Italy;(m)Netherlands;(n)Norway;(o)Spain;(p)Sweden;(q)Switzerland; and(r)India.Dr. Lemogang KwapeMinister of Health and Wellness.

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