Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (May 18, 2020)

LOCATION: Honduras

EVENT: National Curfew Extended Until May 24

The Government of Honduras has extended the national curfew until Sunday, May 24 at 11:00 p.m. Under the latest order, circulation for shopping and essential activities is permitted on certain days based on national identity number. 

The National Police announced banks, supermarkets, pharmacies, hardware stores, 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 national identity card or passport number for non-Honduran citizens.

Last Digit Day
1 Monday, May 18, 2020
2 Tuesday, May 19, 2020
3 Wednesday, May 20, 2020
4 Thursday, May 21, 2020
5 Friday, May 22, 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.

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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