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COVID-19 Information (Updated April 1, 2020 | 20:00 SAST)

Country-Specific Information The South African Ministry of Health has confirmed 1380 cases of COVID-19 within its borders. Evacuation Information We want to thank you for your patience during these challenging times. Be assured that we are working diligently to facilitate a return for U.S. citizens who want to go back home If you are a ...
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Health Alert: Repatriation Flight Interest – Request for Information (April 1, 2020 | 20:00 SAST )

Health Alert: Repatriation Flight Interest (Request for Information) – U.S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa (April 1, 2020 | 20:00 SAST) Location: South Africa Event:   Repatriation Fights – Update The South African Ministry of Health has confirmed 1380 cases of COVID-19 within its borders. We apologize if you have received this message more than once. We continue to ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Hotels Accepting New Reservations at this Time (March 28, 2020)

Message for U.S. Citizens: Hotels Accepting New Reservations (March 28, 2020) We understand many guesthouses and hotels are closing or have already closed during the 21-day lockdown. We’d like to share the following list of hotels who have contacted us and are still accepting new reservations at this time: Country-wide AirBnB Johannesburg 1. Bannister Hotel – Address: ...
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Health  Alert: Evacuation Information – U.S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa (Updated Mar 28 | 12:15 SAST)

Health Alert: Evacuation Information – U.S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa (March 28, 2020 | 12:15 SAST) Location: South Africa Event:  Evacuation Information The South African Ministry of Health has confirmed 1170 cases of COVID-19 within its borders. We want to thank you for your patience during these challenging times. Be assured that we are working diligently ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: “Lockdown” Clarifications (March 26, 2020)

Message for U.S. Citizens: “Lockdown” Clarifications – U.S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa (March 26, 2020) The government of South Africa has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 by announcing a 21-day lockdown beginning 23:59 on Thursday, March 26, 2020.  Q&As: What does it mean to on “lockdown?” The lockdown is basically a governmental order to stay ...
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