Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt

In addition to the information below, please also see the Embassy’s Covid-19 page for further information:


Location:  Egypt

Event:  Several countries in the region have implemented restrictions on travelers arriving from Egypt due to the ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), including Israel, Kuwait, Oman, and Saudi Arabia.  Please consult the U.S. Department of State’s COVID-19 Country Specific Information Pages for updates on entry/exit restrictions.  Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice.

The Government of Egypt has reportedly made testing available at various locations throughout Egypt.  Please consult the Egyptian Ministry of Health for more information.

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