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Health  Alert – U.S. Embassy Lilongwe, Malawi
April 2, 2020

Location:  Lilongwe 

Event: The President of Malawi announced three cases of COVID-19 in Malawi. 

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 airlinescruise 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 Malawi.
  • Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States


  • U.S. Embassy Lilongwe, Malawi, Area 40, City Center, Lilongwe, Malawi
  • U.S. citizens with emergencies:  +265-1-773-166 Ext. 3431 or +265-887-384-109 or +265-887-002-506
  • Outside of office hours:  +265-999-960-178
  • E-mail:  LilongweConsular@state.gov
  • Websitehttps://mw.usembassy.gov/services/
  • State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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