Beginning January 10, 2021, Cuba will require a negative COVID-19 PCR test result for all travelers arriving to the island after a recent surge in imported cases prompted the health authorities to tighten entry requirements to the island.
Travelers must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than 72 hours before traveling to Cuba.
Upon arrival in Cuba, travelers will again be tested. Persons not staying in resorts will be asked to self isolate in their private accommodation until a negative test result is received while persons staying at hotels and resorts will not have to quarantine but must remain at the property until the negative test result is received. Usually within 24-48 hours. If you’re staying with locals, you must quarantine for 1 week.
This additional test will add a much needed layer of extra prevention the Cuban government and Ministry of Public Health hopes will slow down the rate of imported infections.