Welcome to the crisis website of the Public Entity Bonaire. This website is online when there is a crisis. That is why you can now find all information about COVID-19 on this website.

Register online for antigen-test upon arrival at Bonaire airport

Kralendijk - Travelers to Bonaire who must undergo an antigen-test/quicktest, can book this test online. The test will be taken at the airport of Bonaire.  To book this test please visit www.bonairesafetravel.org. As of June 1st, 2021, travelers can undergo the antigen test upon arrival at Flamingo Airport. This is important, espcecially to Dutch and American travelers. The Netherlands and the United States are high-risk countries. All travelers from high-risk countries who have not taken a PCR/NAAT within  24 hours ...

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Curfew put in place to contain Coronavirus

Kralendijk - As of Thursday 18 March a curfew has been put in place in order to contain the spread of the coronavirus on Bonaire. Lieutenant Governor Edison Rijna has imposed a curfew from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. in view of the high number of coronavirus infections. The UK variant of the virus is circulating on Bonaire and this strain leads to a rapid rise in the number of infections. People often get infected when they get together with ...

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Speech by Island Governor Edison Rijna on January 2nd

Kralendijk – Dear People,   First of all I would like to wish you all a Happy New Year and a 2021 blessed with prosperity and health. I am disappointed that the New Year has begun with some bad news. Today there are 17 new cases of people infected with the virus. As of today we now have a total of 46 active cases and the first patient has been admitted in hospital. This is serious and it concerns me. …

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Discurso de la dra. Marian Luinstra-Passchier del 2 de enero

Kralendijk – En los últimos días, se han hecho la prueba más personas que en las semanas anteriores y ha habido muchos resultados positivos. El Departamento de Salud Pública está trabajando arduamente para obtener un cuadro completo respecto de los contagios. Muchas de estas personas ya tenían molestias por algún tiempo, pero no se habían hecho la prueba. Muchos pensaron que ya no había coronavirus en la isla y por eso no se hicieron la prueba. Ahora vemos que todos …

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Speech by Dr. Marian Luinstra-Passchier on January 2nd

Kralendijk – In recent days more people have been tested than in the previous weeks and now we have a lot of positive test results. The Public Health Department is working very hard to get a clear picture of all infections and their circumstances. Many people have been walking around with symptoms for some time and initially did not have themselves tested. These cases are now surfacing all at once. Many people thought that the coronavirus was not on the …

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“Nos ke duna algu bèk na pueblo di Boneiru”

Pa motibu di e krísis di corona tin hende ta pasa den tempunan difísil den bario Nikiboko na Boneiru. E Plataforma di Bario Nikiboko gustosamente ke yuda e hendenan aki den luna di desèmber. P’esei nan ta traha pakete i partinan den bario. Presidente di e proyekto Marionela Josephia (50 aña, nasé na Boneiru) ta konta tokante esaki. Corona na Boneiru Tempu ku tabatin hopi kontagio ku corona na Boneiru, Marionela a mira kuantu miedu hendenan tabatin. E ta konta: …

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DISCURSO DE LA DRA. MARIAN LUINSTRA-PASSCHIER DEL 17 DE DICIEMBRE

Kralendijk – Muy buenas tardes, En total, ha habido 20 nuevas infecciones desde el 1º de noviembre. Tras cinco semanas con un promedio de 2 o 3 infecciones semanales, vimos ocho nuevas infecciones en Bonaire la semana pasada. Afortunadamente, con un buen rastreo de fuentes y contactos, ahora somos capaces de rastrear la mayoría de las infecciones y prevenir infecciones posteriores. Como se puede apreciar aquí, durante este período hemos tenido cuatro focos de infección. Los cuatro se iniciaron con …

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DISCURSO DEL TENIENTE GOBERNADOR EDISON RIJNA DEL 17 DE DICIEMBRE

Kralendijk – Estimados ciudadanos, Esta semana recibimos la poco agradable noticia de que los Países Bajos han tomado la decisión de aplicar el Código Naranja como recomendación de viaje a todos los países, incluso Bonaire. Explicaron que el problema no radica en Bonaire, sino en la situación de la COVID-19 en ese país. Es por eso por lo que los Países Bajos quieren disuadir a los viajeros de ir a Bonaire. La noticia nos tomó por sorpresa. Y es que …

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SPEECH BY DR. MARIAN LUINSTRA-PASSCHIER ON DECEMBER 17TH

Kralendijk – Good afternoon, We have had a total of 20 new infections since 1 November, 2020. After five weeks of an average of two or three infections per week, we noted eight new infections on Bonaire in the last week. Fortunately, due to good source and contact tracing we can currently trace the source of most of the infections and prevent any further infections.     In this period we have seen four clusters, that is four groups of …

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SPEECH BY ISLAND GOVERNOR RIJNA ON DECEMBER 17TH

Kralendijk – Dear people, This week we have received some less than pleasant news: the Netherlands has decided to designate all countries, including Bonaire, code-orange travel destinations. It has been explained to us that it is not Bonaire that constitutes the problem, but that the COVID-19 situation in the Netherlands is the issue and consequently the Netherlands wants to discourage people from traveling to Bonaire. This news came as a surprise. We know that entrepreneurs, business people and employees in …

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