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U.S. Embassy Asmara: Health Alert 

Date: June 23, 2021 Location:  Eritrea   Event:  The number of COVID-19 cases reported by the Eritrean government has risen significantly in recent weeks.  Please visit our  COVID Information Page  for up-to-date information about local social distancing guidelines and current COVID conditions in Eritrea.   The U.S Embassy urges those in country to adhere to  local guidelines , follow  CDC recommendations , and avoid ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Asmara

Location:  Asmara Event:  U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports. If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until December 31, 2021. You qualify for this ...
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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

January 15, 2020 Location:  Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three ...
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Health Alert: Eritrea, Government Re-Issues COVID-19 Guidelines

Location:  Eritrea  Event:  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Eritrea and in other locations worldwide.  The most current information regarding the impact of COVID-19 may be found at our  COVID Information Page .  Following a recent increase in COVID-positive cases in Asmara among persons without a history of recent travel ...
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Health Alert – Reissued COVID-19 Guidelines

December 29, 2020 Health Alert – Reissued COVID-19 Guidelines Location:  Eritrea  Event:  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Eritrea and in other locations worldwide.  The most current information regarding the impact of COVID-19 may be found at our COVID Information Page .  Following a recent increase in COVID-positive cases in ...
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