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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 10, 2020)


Event:  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 March 9, the Panamanian Ministry of Health announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Panama.  

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 

Visit the COVID-19 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 Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Panama.

Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.  


U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama   +507 317-5000

Email:  Panama-ACS@state.gov


State Department - Consular Affairs

+1 (888)407-4747 or +1 (202)501-4444 

 Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates contracting COVID-19, please see the CDC’s latest recommendations

Denese A. Rodgers
+507 6456-8539
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