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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Asmara, Eritrea

Health Alert, June 17, 2020 The Eritrean Ministry of Health has confirmed 121 cases of COVID-19, of which 39 have recovered and 70 continue to receive treatment. Restrictions are in place throughout the country to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Government offices have suspended many routine services. Non-essential businesses are closed; essential businesses close at ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Asmara, Eritrea

Location:  Eritrea Event: The Eritrean High Level Task Force on COVID-19 has confirmed eighteen cases of COVID-19. On April 1, the Eritrean High Level Task Force on COVID-19 released new guidelines regarding fighting COVID-19 in Eritrea.  The language of this announcement is available on the Eritrean government website shabait.com ( http://www.shabait.com/news/local-news/30407-guidelines-from-the-high-level-task-force-on-covid-19 ). The government of Eritrea has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  All citizens are required to stay at home except for ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Asmara (March 30, 2020)

Location:  Eritrea Event: The Eritrean Ministry of Health has confirmed fifteen cases of COVID-19. On March 30, the Eritrean Ministry of Health released a new Public Announcement regarding COVID-19 in Eritrea.  The language of this announcement is available on the Eritrean government website shabait.com ( http://shabait.com/news/local-news/30394-ministry-of-health-public-announcement-no6 ). The government of Eritrea has implemented measures to limit the ...
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Health Alert

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Asmara, March 27, 2020 Location:  Eritrea Event: The Eritrean Ministry of Health has six confirmed cases of COVID-19. On March 26, the Eritrean Ministry of Health released a fifth Public Announcement regarding COVID-19 in Eritrea.  The language of this announcement is available on the website shabait.com ( http://shabait.com/news/local-news/30367-ministry-of-health-public-announcement-no-5 ). The government of ...
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Health Alert

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Asmara, Eritrea, March 25, 2020 Location:  Asmara Event: The Eritrean Ministry of Health has confirmed one case of COVID-19 at the airport. On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of US personnel and family members who have been medically determined to be at higher risk of ...
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