Event: The Government of
Zimbabwe 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. The government of
Zimbabwe does not have a website where it is providing additional information
on new measures currently, but situational updates are provided via twitter by
the Ministry of Health and Child Care.
has no confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
The Government of Zimbabwe instituted screening
checks including thermal scans and review of travel history within the previous
14 days. All travelers and visitors coming
from countries with local transmission of COVID 19 cases will be referred for
additional screening at ports of entry into Zimbabwe. Travelers with signs and
symptoms suggestive of COVID 19 will be referred immediately to designated
isolation centers for further clinical examination and assistance.
Government of Zimbabwe announced two hospitals in Harare and Bulawayo, its two
largest cities, will handle all cases of travelers with suspected
COVID-19. The Zimbabwe Government has
not released any guidance on how it plans to handle cases in Victoria Falls, an
international travel hub.
U.S. government personnel are advised to:
sure routine vaccines are up to date, including a flu shot.
that they have an adequate supply of prescription and over-the-counter
a small stockpile of food and clean water
Anticipate having to stay at home for several
Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
For the most recent
information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19
please see the CDC’s latest
- Check with your airlines or cruise lines regarding any updated
information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Zimbabwe.
the Department of
Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the
Embassy Harare, Zimbabwe
2 Lorraine Drive
Emergency +263 -772
Department – Consular Affairs
1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444
Zimbabwe Country Information