COVID-19 Information

The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.

Country-Specific Information: 

  • Sudan has 9257 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders as of 24 June 2020.
  • The Government of Sudan has extended the closure of Sudan’s airports for domestic and international flights through Sunday, July 12, 2020 and all land borders remain closed.
  • Effective Tuesday June 30, 2020, the Government of Sudan has extended the 24-hour lockdown, through Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Limited exceptions between 6:00am and 3:00pm local time will apply for the public to go to grocery stores and pharmacies; this message will be updated with more details as they become available.
  • Effective Sunday June 7, 2020, The Central Bank of Sudan will allow banks to operate from 8:00am to 1:00pm local time.
  • The previously announced ban on public transportation between cities and states for the rest of Sudan remains unchanged.

Entry and Exit Requirements

The Government of Sudan has extended the closure of Sudan’s airports for domestic and international flights until Sunday, July 12, 2020. Limited exceptions apply, including for cargo, humanitarian, and repatriation flights.

Quarantine Information:

  • For suspected cases, the Ministry of Health has established isolation centers at the Khartoum and Omdurman Teaching Hospitals, Jebra Trauma Center and at the Universal Hospital in Khartoum North.

Local Resources:

  • Federal Ministry of Health http://www.fmoh.gov.sd/ COVID call Center (dial 9090)
  • WHO Sudan https://www.who.int/countries/sdn/en/
  • Local media press releases and government announcements

Other links:

  • COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov
  • CDC page on COVID-19
  • Travel.state.gov Country Information and Travel Advisory page