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Health Alert: Covid 19 – Government Extends State of Health Emergency Until August 19
July 27, 2020

The government of The Republic of Congo extended a State of Health Emergency until August 19 to limit the spread of COVID-19.

The suspension of international passenger flights remains in effect, and Congolese borders remain closed. Domestic passenger flights and road traffic may resume nationwide. The government is planning to re-open the borders on Aug 20 if adequate health measures are in place by that time.

Effective July 28, the curfew will regress from 22:00 to 20:00 until 05:00 in Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire.

Masks are still required in public and social distancing and hygiene requirements will continue.

All U.S. citizens in ROC should continue to prepare by ensuring they have sufficient food, medicine, and supplies should they need to remain at home in ROC for an extended period.

On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of US personnel and family members who have been medically determined to be at higher risk of a poor outcome if exposed to COVID-19.

Effective March 17, U.S. Embassy Brazzaville has suspended routine consular services.  For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please visit our website for additional information.

The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Global COVID-19 Outbreak Notice. For more information, visit the CDC’s website.

Actions to Take:


U.S. Embassy Brazzaville,
70-83 Section D
Maya-Maya Boulevard
Brazzaville, Congo

+(242) 06 612 20 00 or +(242) 06 612 20 10

  • State Department – Consular Affairs: 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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