Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (May 4, 2020)

LOCATION: Honduras

EVENT: National Curfew Extended with New Shopping Schedule

The Government of Honduras has extended the curfew until Sunday, May 17 at 11:00 p.m. Under the new order, circulation for shopping and essential activities is further restricted based on national identity number.

The National Police announced banks, supermarkets, pharmacies, fruit and vegetable stands, and gas stations will be open Monday through Friday until 5:00 p.m. Shopping will be allowed from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. according to the last digit of an individual’s identity card, passport, or residence card.

Last Digit Day
1 Monday, May 4, 2020
2 Tuesday, May 5, 2020
3 Wednesday, May 6, 2020
4 Thursday, May 7, 2020
5 Friday, May 8, 2020
6 Monday, May 11, 2020
7 Tuesday, May 12, 2020
8 Wednesday, May 13, 2020
9 Thursday, May 14, 2020
0 Friday, May 15, 2020

The elderly, women who are pregnant, and individuals with disabilities will be able to exclusively access grocery stores and pharmacies from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and banks from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on the day which corresponds to the last number on their identification.

Please note that this schedule does not apply to the department of Cortés or the municipalities of El Progreso, Yoro, and Las Vegas, Santa Bárbara. Cortés and these municipalities are under a separate absolute curfew until May 6 at 11:00 p.m.

All U.S. citizens are strongly encouraged to respect the curfew and minimize trips out of their home. It is mandatory to use face masks, sanitary gel, and social distancing in public.

For additional information on COVID-19 please:


U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa
Tel. (504) 2238-5114

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Honduras Country Information

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