Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Location: Malabo

Event:  The Equatorial Guinea Ministry of Public Health has confirmed twenty-one cases of COVID-19 in Equatorial Guinea, including community transmission on the mainland and on Bioko Island.

The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19.  The Department of State is currently not organizing an evacuation of American citizens from Equatorial Guinea following the April 8 flight.

The CDC recommends the use of a cloth face covering to keep people who are infected but do not have symptoms from spreading COVID-19 to others.  The cloth face cover is not a substitute for social distancing. The CDC continues to recommend that people try to maintain about 6 feet between themselves and others.  For further information on COVID-19 and precautionary measures, please visit the links below.

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