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.
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, cruise 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 Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States.
- U.S. Embassy Bridgetown, Barbados
Wildey Business Park
Wildey, St. Michael
Phone number: +1 246-227-4000
Email address: BridgetownACS@state.gov
Embassy website: https://bb.usembassy.gov
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Barbados Country Information
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