Location: Atlántida and Francisco Morazán Departments
Event: There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China. The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 80,000 reported cases worldwide.
On March 11, 2020, the Honduras Ministry of Health announced two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Atlántida and Francisco Morazán Departments.
The government of Honduras has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be placed into effect with little or no advance notice. Visit the website of Covid19honduras.org for additional information on these new measures.
CDC has issued a Level 2 Travel Notice.
The government has announced that beginning tomorrow, Friday, March 13, all schools in the country will be closed for a period of 14 days due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Visit the local government COVID-19 website (Covid19honduras.org) for updated information.
Actions to Take:
- Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
- For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19, please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
- Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
- Check with your airlines or cruise lines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
- Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 https://hn.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/ for information on conditions in Honduras.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s websiteon the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.
- U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras:
Telephone: +(504) 2238-5114
After-hours telephone: +(504) 2236-8497
- State Department – Consular Affairs:
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Honduras Country Information
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