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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana (4/1/2020) 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana (4/1/2020) Location:  Botswana Event:  Town Hall on COVID-19 and Evacuation Flights The Ambassador and other key U.S. Embassy Gaborone staff will host a Virtual Town Hall with U.S. citizens and their families on Friday, April 3 at 15:00 Central Africa Time.  The gathering will be held on Google Hangouts at https://meet.google.com/xaq-pmcb-rvv .  You will need ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana

Location:  Botswana Event:  U.S. State Department Charter Plane to Southern Africa Because there are currently no commercial flights entering or departing Botswana or many of its neighbors, the U.S. Department of State is strongly considering sending a charter plane that will stop in several locations across Southern Africa, including Botswana, in the very near future.  The ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated:  06/22/2022 Effective January 12, 2022, non-U.S. citizen airline passengers traveling to the United States from a foreign country aged 18 years and older must provide proof of full vaccination prior to boarding their flight. Check the CDC website for additional information on Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers . All air passengers to the United States will be required to provide ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana (3/31/2020) Location:  Botswana Event:  U.S. State Department Charter Plane to Southern Africa Because there are currently no commercial flights entering or departing Botswana or many of its neighbors, the U.S. Department of State is strongly considering sending a charter plane that will stop in several locations across Southern Africa, including Botswana, in the ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana

Location:  Botswana Event:  COVID-19 Cases Confirmed, Lockdown Begins April 2 On March 30, Botswana’s Ministry of Health confirmed three cases of COVID-19 in the country.  President Masisi declared a state of emergency nationwide beginning midnight on April 2 until further notice.  He will also request approval from Parliament for 28 days of extreme social distancing, or “lockdown”: All individuals are expected to remain in ...
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