Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia (March 14, 2020)

Location:  Armenia

 

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.

 

The Department of State has issued a Global Level 3 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.

 

On March 14, 2020, the Armenian Ministry of Health announced 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country.

 

The government of Armenia 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. Visit the website of www.moh.am for additional information on these new measures.

 

Actions to Take:

 

Assistance:

  • U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

(374-10) 49-45-85 (business hours)

(374-10) 49-44-44 (after hours)

ACSYerevan@state.gov

  • State Department – Consular Affairs\

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444