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The Covid-19 coronavirus situation in Oiapoque, Brazil – updates and restrictions


Located in Brazil, the city of Oiapoque has a population of 24.3K. The latest data indicates 33,397,814 cases of Covid-19 infection in Brazil as of July 19, 2022 ,with 675,871 deaths. This represents a 16 percent increase from September 2, 2021, when 581,914 people died and 20,830,495 cases were registered, and a 80 percent increase from April 19, 2021, when 374,682 people were died and 13,973,695 infected.
We will review in the table below the effects of Covid-19 on visitors and daily life in Oiapoque.

Restriction Applied to Recent Update
Closing or restricting schools and universities

Students at colleges and universities

Close all or some levels of educational institutions (ex. just high school, or only public schools)

The closure of workplaces and the move to working from home

Workers in offices

The authorities in Oiapoque recommend that companies close down or operate from home, or observe significant changes compared to pre-Covid-19

Cancellation of public events and shows

24.3K residents who live in Oiapoque

The Oiapoque authorities recommend canceling public events

Restrictions on gatherings

24.3K residents who live in Oiapoque

Gatherings can be held in Oiapoque without restriction

Public transportation shuts down

People who use public transportation

The authorities recommend closing routes, reducing volumes, or reducing transportation methods

Order to stay at home or abstain from going out

24.3K residents who live in Oiapoque

People are advised not to leave the house

Movement restrictions between cities or regions

Intercity travelers

It is recommended not to travel between regions or cities

Restrictions on international travel for foreign travelers

Foreign travelers

Close all borders or prohibit all travel

Governmental cash assistance for people without jobs or unable to work

Unemployed citizens

Government replaces less than half of the lost salary or if it is a flat amount, it is less than half of the median salary

Financial obligations of households are being frozen (e.g., there is no repayment of loans, water services are not stopped, or evictions are prohibited)

Qualified households

No payment relief for debts or contracts

Campaigns aimed at informing the public

24.3K residents who live in Oiapoque

A coordinated campaign to inform the public through traditional or social media

Government policy regarding access to PCR tests (not antibody tests for immunity)

Symptomatic individual

Open public testing available to people who are asymptomatic, e.g. drive through tests

In the case of a positive diagnosis, the government's contact-tracing policy

Diagnosed with a positive result

No contact tracing If a positive result is identified

Public spending to Covid-19 vaccine development

24.3K residents who live in Oiapoque

Facial covering policies outside the home

People leaving the house

The wearing of a face covering may be required in some specified shared or public areas outside the home when other people are present or when social distancing cannot be achieved

Vaccine delivery policies for different groups

Different groups

Vaccines available to all

Policy for protecting the elderly in long-term care facilities and in their communities

Elderly people

No measures to protect the elderly



Changes in coronavirus status in the past few months



Restriction April 19, 2021 September 2, 2021

The closure of workplaces and the move to working from home

All employers except essential ones (e.g. grocery stores, doctors) must close or permit working from home

Employers may close their offices, or require their employees to continue working from their houses in certain circumstances

Cancellation of public events and shows

All public events must be cancelled

The Oiapoque authorities recommend canceling public events

Restrictions on gatherings

Limits on gatherings of ten or fewer people

limiting gatherings between 11-100 people

Order to stay at home or abstain from going out

Require the individual to not leave the house, at the exception of daily exercise, grocery shopping, and essential trips

No Changes

Movement restrictions between cities or regions

Oiapoque has internal movement restrictions

No Changes

Restrictions on international travel for foreign travelers

Screening travelers upon arrival

No Changes

Government policy regarding access to PCR tests (not antibody tests for immunity)

People who suffer symptoms AND meet specific criteria (such as certain key workers, patients admitted to hospital, people who came into contact with a known case, and returning home from overseas)

No Changes

Facial covering policies outside the home

Required outside the home regardless of location or presence of others

No Changes

Vaccine delivery policies for different groups

Access to key workers, clinically vulnerable groups, and aged groups

Vaccine availability for key workers, clinically vulnerable groups, and selected broad groups or ages

Policy for protecting the elderly in long-term care facilities and in their communities

Recommendation for isolation, hygiene, and visitor restrictions for elderly people who reside in nursing homes

No Changes



*Credit and clarification: some of the data were collected from a variety of sources such as Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, And others. the data are for general information only, And we do not take responsibility for the use and accuracy of it. We wish you a safe and enjoyable trip!

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