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COVID-19 Information

 

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

Country-Specific Information:

  • The Burkina Faso Ministry of Health confirmed 884 cases of COVID-19 and 53 related deaths in Burkina Faso.
  • As of today, June 3, 2020, the Government of Burkina Faso cancelled the curfew which was in effect throughout the country, except for the provinces that are under state of emergency (the East and Sahel regions, the provinces of Kossi and Sourou in Boucle de Mouhoun, the province of Kenedougou in Hauts Bassins, the province of Louroum in the North, and the province of Koulpelogo in the Center-East region).
  • Effective Monday, 27 April 2020, the wearing of face masks will be obligatory throughout the country.
  • The Government of Burkina Faso announced the re-opening of the markets in Ouagadougou and Bobo-Dioulasso.
  • On May 4, 2020, the Government of Burkina Faso suspended the quarantine of cities.

Entry and Exit Requirements:

  • The Ouagadougou and Bobo-Dioulasso airports are closed to commercial aviation, and all land borders are closed, except for freight traffic, beginning March 21, 2020.

Quarantine Information:

  • N/A

Local Resources:

  • Call the Burkina Faso hotline at (226) 52-19-53-94 or (226) 70-95-93-27 if you feel ill and suspect you might have COVID-19.

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