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

June 7, 2020

Event:  The Equatorial Guinea Ministry of Public Health has confirmed 1306 cases of COVID-19 as of May 29, including community transmission on the mainland and on Bioko Island.  All containment measures issued by the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea remain in effect until June 15. (FULL TEXT) + (FULL TEXT)

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.  The last such flight was May 8 flight.  Per the June 4 announcement by the government, international flights may recommence as of June 15.

Members of the public are advised to consider whether non-essential medical treatment can be deferred given possibility of infection in hospitals and clinics.

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.

Actions to Take:

For additional assistance, please contact:

U.S. Embassy/Consulate Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

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State Department – Consular Affairs  (+1) 888-407-4747 or (+1) 202-501-4444   Equatorial Guinea Country Information  Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts.