COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information


Country-Specific 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.
  • The Burkina Faso Ministry of Health confirmed 261 cases of COVID-19 and 14 related deaths in Burkina Faso.

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, for a period of two weeks, beginning March 21, 2020.

Quarantine Information:

  • The government has implemented a two-week quarantine in all cities where there have been confirmed cases of COVID-19.  At this time, the following cities have been identified: Ouagadougou, Bobo-Dioulasso, Boromo, Banfora, Houndé, Dedougou, Manga and Zorgho.  Transportation to or from these areas, and public services including schools and government offices are closed.  Major public/outdoor markets have been closed in Ouagadougou.


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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