Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Location: Burkina Faso 

Event: Update on Burkina Faso’s Policies to Fight COVID-19

Effective Monday, 20 April 2020, the Government of Burkina Faso modified the curfew restrictions.  As of today, a curfew is in effect between the hours of 9:00 pm and 4:00 am.

Additionally, effective next Monday, 27 April 2020, the wearing of face masks will be obligatory throughout the country.

The U.S. Embassy encourages all American citizens to respect the government’s decrees.

Actions to Take:


  • U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

(226) 25 49 53 00

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444