C15 – Coronavirus Health Alert #10 and #11

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (April 6, 2020)

Location:  Uganda

Event:  There are 52 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health. 

Since the closure of Entebbe International Airport on March 23, the U.S. Embassy has worked with the Government of Uganda to allow for two special commercial flights through Qatar Airways to assist U.S. citizens wanting to depart Uganda.   


Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Nairobi (April 5, 2020)

Location:  Kenya 

Event: As of April 6, 2020 there are 158 confirmed cases COVID-19 throughout Kenya.  Movement is restricted in and out of Nairobi Metropolitan Area starting 7pm tonight, April 6, for 21 days. Similar restrictions will apply to Kilifi, Kwale, and Mombasa counties beginning at 7 pm on Wednesday, April 8. Restrictions will be supervised by Kenyan police. Movement within these areas outside curfew hours is allowed if people follow directives to wear masks and practice social distance.

C12 – Coronavirus Health Alert #9


Health Alert: Survey for Possible Future Flight
Message Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (March 24, 2020)
Reply-To: Kampala, USCitizens

The Government of Uganda announced the closure of Entebbe International Airport effective at 12:00 a.m. March 23, as well as the closure of all land borders.  No individual will be allowed to enter or depart Uganda by air, land, or water except for specific cargo vehicles which must follow strict Ministry of Health procedures.  

The U.S. Embassy in Kampala has confirmed that the Qatar Airways flight for March 25 was closed for booking due to heavy demand.  Qatar Airways has said they will return phone calls to the individuals who had already reached Qatar Airways and arrange their booking, to the extent that they can find sufficient availability aboard onward flights from Doha to the United States.  

If you want to return to the United States but you were unable to book this or any other flight, please register your interest by completing a survey at: https://forms.gle/ue9E4WGDLVoMvseF9.

C11 – Coronavirus Health Alert #7 and #8

enrolledinkenya@state.gov 
Message for U.S. Citizens: Suspension of International Flights Effective Midnight, March 25th
Reply-To: enrolledinkenya@state.gov


KampalaUSCitizen@state.gov
Message Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (March 22, 2020)
Reply-To: Kampala, USCitizens

The Government of Uganda has announced . . . No individual will be allowed to enter Uganda by air, land, or water except for specific cargo vehicles which must follow strict Ministry of Health procedures.  Further, the Ugandan Ministry of Health confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in Entebbe, Uganda on March 21, 2020. 

C10 – Coronavirus Health Alert #6

Getting these alerts on a daily basis now.

KampalaUSCitizens@state.gov˜
Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Nairobi, Kenya March 21, 2020
Reply-To: enrolledinkenya@state.gov

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda (March 21, 2020)
Location:  Uganda

Event: There are no confirmed cases COVID-19 reported in Uganda.

The Government of Uganda haw announced the closure of Entebbe International Airport, to be effective at 12am March 23 (midnight the night of March 22), as well as the closure of all land borders, No individual will bellowed to enter Uganda by air, land or water . . . 

C8 – Coronavirus Health Alert #5

Getting these alerts on a daily basis now.

KampalaUSCitizens@state.gov˜
Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Nairobi, Kenya March 13, 2020
Reply-To: enrolledinkenya@state.gov

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda (March 18, 2020)
Location:  Uganda

Event: The government of Uganda has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice. 

C2 – Coronavirus Health Alert #2

A second coronavirus email alert arrived this afternoon. This time it came from the U.S. Embassy in Kampala, Uganda.

In part, it reads:
“On March 7, 2020, the Ministry if Health imposed self-quarantine requirements for asymptomatic travelers and in-hospital requirement for all symptomatic travelers arriving in Uganda after recent stays (within 14 days of arrival) in several countries most seriously impacted by COVID-19. The United States was added to that list on March 11, 2020, along with several other countries.”