March 24, 2020
Event: On March 19 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 and in countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States.
Update: Effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020 and until further notice, the Government of Sudan has implemented a mandatory nationwide curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. U.S. Embassy Khartoum staff are required to comply with the curfew.
Effective 6:00 p.m. Thursday, March 26, 2020 and until further notice, the Government of Sudan has banned all bus transportation between cities and states.
Sudan has two confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders as of 22 March 2020.
Until further notice all commercial flights to Sudan have been cancelled and all land borders have been closed.
There are reports of suspected cases that have been admitted to isolation centers in Sudan.
Additional information, including the latest alerts and messages pertaining to Sudan may be found here https://sd.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/
Actions to Take:
- Monitor the Embassy’s website (https://sd.usembassy.gov/ ) for the most up-to-date information
- Follow the advice of the CDC and local health authorities that you can find at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.
- Check with your airlines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
- Monitor the Department of State’s COVID-19 website at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/ea/covid-19-information.html
- U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan
+ (249) (187) 022871
+ (249) (187) 022000 (after hours)
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444