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Covid-19

COVID-19 Country Response

COVID-19 epidemic evolution
To find out about the latest status of the COVID19 pandemic evolution and the most up-to-date statistics on the COVID19 disease in Puerto Rico, please visit the Puerto Rican government platform with the official data. Official information on the progress of the epidemic in Puerto Rico is consolidated by the Department of Health. The agency provides a daily epidemiological update, which includes key national figures.

For the international outlook you can consult the latest situation reports published by the World Health Organisation as well as the global daily statistics on the coronavirus pandemic evolution including data on confirmed cases and deaths by country.

Sanitary measures
To find out about the latest public health situation in Puerto Rico and the current sanitary measures in vigour, please consult the Puerto Rican government platform including the up-to-date information on the containment measures put in place and public health recommendations.
Travel restrictions
The COVID-19 situation, including the spread of new variants, evolves rapidly and differs from country to country. All travelers need to pay close attention to the conditions at their destination before traveling. Regularly updated information for all countries with regards to Covid-19 related travel restrictions in place including entry regulations, flight bans, test requirements and quarantine is available on TravelDoc Infopage.
It is also highly recommended to consult COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map provided and updated on the daily basis by IATA.
The US government website of Centers of Disease Control and Prevention provides COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Destination.

The UK Foreign travel advice also provides travelling abroad advice for all countries, including the latest information on coronavirus, safety and security, entry requirements and travel warnings.
Import & export restrictions
For the information on all the measures applicable to movement of goods during the period of sanitary emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak (including eventual restrictions on imports and exports, if applicable), please consult the U.S. Customs and Border Protection portal on COVID-19.

For a general overview of trade restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic, please consult the section dedicated to the United States and its territories on the International Trade Centre's COVID-19 Temporary Trade Measures webpage.

Economic recovery plan
For the information on the economic recovery scheme put in place by the Puerto Rican government to address the impact of the COVID19 pandemic on the Puerto Rican economy, please visit the website of the Puerto Rican Department of Finance. The information on the Puerto Rican economic emergency plan is available here.

For the general overview of the key economic policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak (fiscal, monetary and  macroeconomic) taken by the Puerto Rican government to limit the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic,  please consult the section dedicated to the United States and its territories in the IMF’s Policy Tracker platform.

Support plan for businesses
For the information on the local business support scheme established by the Puerto Rican government to help small and medium-sized companies to deal with the economic impacts of the COVID19 epidemic on their activity, please consult  the portal of the Puerto Rican Economic Development and Trade Department.

For a general overview of international SME support policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak refer to the World Bank's Map of SME-Support Measures in Response to COVID-19.

Support plan for exporters
To find out about the support plan for exporters put in place by the Puerto Rican government, please consult the support plan for Puerto Rican exporting companies available on the Department of Economic Development and Trade website. Support plan for exports from the U.S and its territories is also available in English on the EXIM Bank's Coronavirus Response portal.

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