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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel or provide a positive test result and ...
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COVID-19 Health Alert

Event: Health Alert: Covid 19- Government Declares Home Confinement on December 25 and January 1. In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the government of the Republic of Congo extended a State of Health Emergency until January 5.  In addition, the government announced a home confinement on December 25 and January 1.  The government ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports Congolese Journalists Professional Development in Elections Coverage

In support of professional and fact-driven media coverage of the upcoming presidential elections in the Republic of Congo, the U.S. Embassy funded and helped organize a 3-day journalism workshop focused on election coverage. The workshop provided the 25 journalists, representing public and private televisions, radios, print and online news outlets, the opportunity to learn from ...
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Travel Advisory: Republic of the Congo – Level 3: Reconsider Travel C U H 

  The Department of State renewed its Travel Advisory for the Republic of Congo on December 9, 2020.  The Department continues to advise travelers to exercise normal precautions in the Republic of Congo. Reconsider travel to the Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to crime, and civil unrest. Read the ...
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Health Alert: The government of The Republic of Congo (ROC) extended a State of Health Emergency until December 16 to limit the spread of COVID-19.

The Congolese air borders remain open for international flights. International air carriers are resuming some services into and from Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire. These measures may change without notice. Please check with your airline before travelling for up to date regulations. Inbound passengers must present a negative COVID-19 test from within 72 hours of departure upon ...
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