Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Bridgetown

Location: Barbados

Event: The Barbados Ministry of Health and Wellness confirmed four cases of COVID-19 within its borders and one confirmed case aboard a cruise ship in Barbadian waters.

On March 20, American Airlines announced that it would cease flights to and from Barbados effective Monday, March 23.  On March 20, JetBlue announced that it would cease its flights effective Sunday, March 22.  U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to work with their airlines to make travel arrangements while flights are still available.

The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Global COVID-19 Outbreak Notice.

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