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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana (3/30/2020) Location:  Botswana Event:  COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Botswana, Presidential Address Tomorrow Botswana’s Ministry of Health confirmed three cases of COVID-19 in the country as of today, March 30.  The Government of Botswana will likely announce a nationwide lockdown soon, and President Masisi plans to address the nation at 9am on March 31. There are currently ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana

Location:  Botswana   Event:  Lockdown Announcement and Repatriation Request Form      The Government of Botswana will likely announce a nationwide lockdown soon.  We will send details once they are available.      There are currently no commercial flights entering or departing Botswana.  U.S. citizens who are still considering returning to the United States but were unable to depart on a ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana 

Location:  Botswana Event:  Repatriation Request Form Now Enabled There are currently no commercial flights entering or departing Botswana.  U.S. citizens who are still considering returning to the United States but were unable to depart on a regular commercial flight should contact the U.S. Embassy in Gaborone at the following link and fill out the form carefully, then submit: Botswana Repatriation Request Form For those in northern ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana

Location:  Botswana Event:  Travel to the United States As of March 29, there will be no flights out of Botswana on any commercial airline until further notice.  Ethiopian Airlines operates its final flight on Saturday, March 28, flight ET 829 departing at 15:20 local time.  U.S. citizens who are still considering returning to the United States but were unable to depart on a regular ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last Update: (3/30/2020 – 23:00 CAT) Country-Specific Information Botswana has confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. International Travel The  Department of State advises  U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  U.S. citizens who live abroad should avoid all unnecessary international travel.  Many countries are experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and implementing travel restrictions ...
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