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.
On Friday, March 13, 2020 the Government of Aruba announced two confirmed cases of COVID-19 on the island.
The government of Aruba 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 the Government of Aruba for additional information on these new measures.
Beginning on March 15, 2020, the Government of Aruba has suspended all flights from Europe destined to Aruba until at least March 31, 2020. Additionally, passengers who have recent travel to countries designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as having widespread sustained transmission of COVID-19 are not allowed to board flights destined for Aruba.
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 or cruise lines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
- Visit our Consulate webpage on COVID-19: https://cw.usconsulate.gov/news-events/covid-19-information/ for information on conditions in Aruba.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.
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