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Travel Advisory: Level 4 Do Not Travel Due to COVID-19
August 14, 2020

On August 6, the State Department rescinded the Global Level 4 Health Advisory; however, Malawi remains at Level 4.  Do not travel to Malawi due to COVID-19.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Malawi due to COVID-19.

As of August 13, the Malawi Ministry of Health has confirmed 4,912 cases of COVID-19 in the country.  2,550 of these cases have recovered; there have been 153 fatalities.

Travelers to Malawi may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within Malawi due to COVID-19.

Actions to Take:


    • U.S. Embassy Lilongwe, Malawi, Area 40, City Center Lilongwe, Malawi
    • U.S. citizens with emergencies: +265-1-773-166 Ext. 3431
    • Outside of office hours: +265-999-960-178
    • E-mail: LilongweConsular@state.gov
    • Website: https://mw.usembassy.gov/services/
    • State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
    • Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts.
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