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Last verified: Monday, 28. September 2020 at 07:18 AM

Paraguay Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Please reconsider your need to travel to Paraguay

Local Situation: 3.8 / 5

Please reconsider your need to travel to Paraguay. We detected travel advisories from 5 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.9 / 5

Paraguay shares a land border with 3 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Paraguay), the Advisory Index is 3.9 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Argentina (3.9), Brazil with 3.9 and Bolivia with 3.8 (of 5).

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Paraguay

There are currently 38,684 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Paraguay. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 803 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Paraguay.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Paraguay

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Paraguay.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Paraguay from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 3.8 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Finland

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Iaktta normal försiktighet -

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/PY

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Reconsider travel to Paraguay due to COVID-19. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.     The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued ...

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/paraguay-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/paraguay

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Australia

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Paraguay continues to observe ‘smart quarantine’ measures. A number of lock down measures have been reinstated in Asuncion and Central districts due to a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases. Borders remain closed until further notice. Intermittent charter flights are expected to continue through September. Flight information and updates will be shared using ...

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/americas/paraguay

Individual rating changes for Paraguay

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Paraguay. Most recent events first.

Changes from August 7th 2020

The total rating for Paraguay changed from 3.2 to 3.8. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government increased their existing warning for Paraguay to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 1.0 (by +3.0).

Changes from March 23rd 2020

The total rating for Paraguay changed from 3.0 to 3.2. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government increased their existing warning for Paraguay to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 18th 2020

The total rating for Paraguay changed from 2.8 to 3.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government increased their existing warning for Paraguay to 5.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 16th 2020

The total rating for Paraguay changed from 2.5 to 2.8. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government issued a new warning for Paraguay with a rating of 4.0.

Changes from March 15th 2020

The total rating for Paraguay changed from 2.3 to 2.5. Here are the influencing details:

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Paraguay to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Paraguay changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government issued a new warning for Paraguay with a rating of 1.0.

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Paraguay with a rating of 3.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Paraguay with a rating of 3.0.

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The Finnish government issued a new warning for Paraguay with a rating of 2.0.

About Paraguay

Paraguay with its capital Asunción is a country in South America (South America), slightly smaller than California (406,750 km²). The country is located Central South America, northeast of Argentina, southwest of Brazil. The climate can be described as subtropical to temperate; substantial rainfall in the eastern portions, becoming semiarid in the far west. The landscape is grassy plains and wooded hills east of Rio Paraguay; Gran Chaco region west of Rio Paraguay mostly low, marshy plain near the river, and dry forest and thorny scrub elsewhere. With a population of about 6.83 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Asunción
Population about 6.83 million
Size 406.750 km²
Size comparable to slightly smaller than California
Common languages Spanish, Guarani
Currency Guarani (short: PYG)
Common voltage (electricity) 220V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 850/1900
International phone prefix +595
Internet Top Level Domain .py
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 PY
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 PRY
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 600

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Paraguay is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • deforestation
  • inadequate means for waste disposal pose health risks for many urban residents
  • loss of wetlands
  • water pollution

Natural hazzards

  • local flooding in southeast (early September to June)
  • poorly drained plains may become boggy (early October to June)

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Paraguay. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. base metals
  2. beverages
  3. cement
  4. electric power
  5. steel
  6. sugar processing
  7. textiles
  8. wood products

Agriculture products

  1. beef
  2. cassava
  3. corn
  4. cotton
  5. eggs
  6. fruits
  7. manioc
  8. milk
  9. pork
  10. soybeans

Paraguayan Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Paraguay.

Export products

  1. cotton
  2. edible oils
  3. gold
  4. leather
  5. livestock feed
  6. meat
  7. soybeans
  8. wood

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. consumer goods
  3. electrical machinery
  4. petroleum products
  5. road vehicles
  6. tobacco
  7. tractors
  8. vehicle parts

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Paraguay?

Paraguay is currently rated at 3,8 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 5 official sources. Please reconsider your need to travel to Paraguay.

Is it safe to travel Paraguay in 2020?

The score is rather high (3,8) and you should avoid all non-essential travel to Paraguay. Maybe pick another location.

How many travel advisories do you know for Paraguay?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 5 individual sources for Paraguay.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Paraguay?

There are currently 38,684 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Paraguay. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 803 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Paraguay.

What is the size of Paraguay?

Paraguay has a size of 406,750 km² or 157,047 mi² which is slightly smaller than California.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.