Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

Location:  Zambia Event:  On March 27, Proflight announced the airline will cease international flights effective immediately.  Domestic flights will not operate between April 1 and April 30.  The full text of the Proflight statement can be viewed on their website. The Government of Zambia has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

March 27, 2020 Location:  Zambia Event:  The Government of Zambia has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions or disruptions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice. The embassy is aware of only one remaining commercial option to depart …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

Location:  Zambia Event:  The Government of Zambia has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions or disruptions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice. The embassy is aware of only one remaining commercial option to depart Lusaka and return to …

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Country-Specific Information: View U.S. Embassy Lusaka’s Most Recent Alerts As of March 18, Zambia has confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. On March 14, the government announced increased screening, response, and preventative measures, instituted mandatory 14-day self-quarantine and monitoring for persons entering Zambia from any country with confirmed COVID-19 cases, and announced it would require mandatory isolation for any …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

Location:  Zambia Event:  On March 25, the Government of Zambia announced that effective midnight, March 26 international airports in Ndola, Livingstone, and Mfuwe will suspend international flights until further notice to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in the capital Lusaka will remain open until further notice.  President Lungu announced additional measures …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia

Location:  Zambia Event:  Many travelers seeking to depart Zambia to return to the United States have reported unexpected flight cancellations and increasingly limited flight availability.  As of March 23, the only remaining commercial option the embassy is aware of to depart Zambia and return to the United States is Ethiopian Airlines.  If your travel has …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia (March 18, 2020) Location:  Zambia Event:  On March 18, 2020, the Zambian Minister of Health confirmed two cases of COVID-19 in Zambia. Travelers should be prepared that options for travel are becoming more limited.  U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to work with …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. Many areas throughout the world are now experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and taking action that may limit traveler mobility, including quarantines and border restrictions. Even countries, jurisdictions, or areas where cases have not been reported may restrict travel …

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Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires David Young

Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires David Young during the Government of the Republic of Zambia’s Commemoration of International Women’s Day Monday, March 9, 2020 Showgrounds, Lusaka Good morning! On behalf of the U.S. government, it is my pleasure and honor to join you in celebration of International Women’s Day under this year’s theme, “I …