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COVID-19 Guatemala

Please use this page in conjunction with the smartraveller country travel advice for Guatemala. We strongly encourage you to subscribe to our travel advisories on smartraveller.gov.au, sign up for critical updates by SMS and follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@AusEmbMex) for the latest information on conditions in Guatemala

List of laboratories for COVID-19 (PCR) testing

Service Providers

The following essential service providers have reported they will be opening sporadically in major urban centres. However there are some restrictions:

·      Local markets will operate from Monday to Friday from 6:00am to 5:00pm.

·      Grocery stores and convenience stores will operate  from Monday to Friday from 6:00am to 5:00pm. Delivery services are still available.

·      Pharmacies and food delivery services can operate without restriction.

 Contact the service provider directly to confirm operating hours. Certain stores may also limit the number of patrons in store at any one time. You should consider home delivery options where available.

Certain stores have reported that they will deliver.






Gas Stations

La Torre

Farmacia Fayco (Facebook)  

BAC Credomatic




Farmacias Cruz verde


Banco Industrial




Banco Agromercantil



Despensa Familiar (Facebook)





Local Emergency Numbers

PROATUR, the tourist assistance unit, provides 24-hour help:

Fire and rescue services - Call 122
Medical emergencies - Call 123 or go to the nearest hospital.
Police - Call 110 or visit the nearest police station.

Emergency telephone operators may not speak English.

Always get a police report when you report a crime.

Your insurer should have a 24-hour emergency number.

Actions to take