LIVE UPDATES: Spain to welcome overseas visitors from 1 July

Find out which countries are on partial or national lockdown, what travel restrictions are in place and what size gatherings are allowed.

Lockdown status map

The map above shows which countries are on national lockdown (red), partial lockdown (amber) or are open with no lockdown (green). We will continue to update this map as we get more information.

Live global updates

As Spain continues to emerge from being one of the worst-hit countries during the coronavirus pandemic, it has announced it plans to re-open borders to overseas visitors from 1 July.

“As of July, Spain will be expecting you,” said Spain's prime minister Pedro Sánchez on Saturday. Hotels and cafes began opening on 11 May as part of the country's gradual return to normal life. 

The USA has placed a travel ban on visitors from Brazil. The South American country has become the nation with the second-most coronavirus cases behind America.

Peru has extended its lockdown until the end of June, reports Al Jazeera. The latest extension is the fifth time the country has extended its shutdown, which was first imposed in mid-March.

Travel restrictions

This table contains information on which countries have inbound travel restrictions in place and what size gatherings are currently allowed there. C&IT is receiving new information from countries around the world all the time and we will update the table regularly.

What counts as a mass gathering?

The World Health Organisation's (WHO) definition of what counts as a mass gathering is as follows:

"High profile international sporting events such as the Olympics or World Cups as well as international religious events such as the Hajj count as mass gatherings.

"However, lower profile conferences and events can also meet WHO’s definition of a mass gathering. An event counts as a 'mass gathering' if the number of people it brings together is so large that it has the potential to strain the planning and response resources of the health system in the community where it takes place.

"You need to consider the location and duration of the event as well as the number of participants. For example, if the event takes place over several days in a small island state where the capacity of the health system is quite limited then even an event with just a few thousand participants could place a big strain on the health system and then be considered a “mass gathering” event.

"Conversely, if the event is held in a big city in a country with a large, well-resourced health system and lasts just a few hours, the event may not constitute a “mass gathering” event."

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