Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (July 13, 2020)

Location:  Kigali, Rwanda

Event: Flight Departing Kigali for Addis Ababa on July 18

The Embassy has learned that Ethiopian Airlines will operate a flight from Kigali to Addis Ababa with connections to the United States on July 18.  If you are interested in booking travel on this flight, please contact SatGuru at +250-788-528-347 or reservations.kigali@satgurutravel.com.

Under limited circumstances, the Department of State may offer loans to destitute American citizens to facilitate repatriation. If you feel you might qualify for such a loan, please email ConsularKigali@state.gov. Please note that this loan will require repayment.

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.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Warning for COVID-19 in Europe advising travelers to avoid non-essential travel to Europe.

Actions to Take:

·         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 recommendations.

·         Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.

·         Check with your airlines, cruise lines, or travel operators regarding any updated information about your travel plans
and/or restrictions.

·         Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19  for information on conditions in Rwanda.

·         Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States

·         Call 114 or contact your nearest health facility if you have had close contact with a confirmed case or someone
being evaluated for COVID-19.

Assistance: 

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