Health Alert – Comprehensive Curfew April 16-18, 2020

Location:  Jordan


Event:  Comprehensive Curfew April 16-18, 2020

On April 14, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced it will impose a 48-hour curfew from midnight April 16 (Friday 0:00) through midnight April 18 (ending Sunday at 0:00).  No one should move outside the home during this period.   For emergencies, call 911.  Grocery stores and pharmacies are expected to open again on Sunday, April 19 at 10:00am per the normal restricted schedule.

The Government of Jordan announced on April 4 that borders and airports will remain closed until after Ramadan, which is expected to conclude around May 23.  U.S. citizens in Jordan should be prepared to remain in Jordan at this time.  The U.S. Embassy in Amman continues to look at all options to support U.S. citizens and as new information becomes available, we will share it on our website.


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Actions to Take:


  • U.S. Embassy Amman, Jordan

Al-Umawyeen 37, Amman, Jordan

Phone number: +962 6 590-6000, +962 6 590-6500 (after hours emergencies only)