Health Alert - U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali (March 13, 2020)
Location: Bamako, Mali
Event: There is an ongoing outbreak of
Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China. The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is
high, with more than 100,000 reported cases worldwide.
On March 12, the
Malian Ministry of Health released a Notice regarding the potential for
COVID-19 in Mali. The Notice is available at: http://www.sante.gov.ml/ (in French).
The government of
Mali has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the
spread of COVID-19. Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions
to go into effect with little or no advance notice. Visit http://www.sante.gov.ml/ (in French) for additional information on these
Actions to Take:
Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of
contracting COVID-19 please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in
Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on
the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.
Embassy Bamako, Mali
Rue 243, Porte 297
+223 20 70 23 00
+223 66 75 28 60 (after-hours emergencies)
State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs
- 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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