Health Alert – Extension of General Curfew to April 30

Location:  Jordan

Event:  Extension of General Curfew to April 30

On April 12, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced it will extend the general curfew through Thursday evening, April 30, 2020.  Small grocery stores and pharmacies are expected to continue to operate within the hours of 10:00am-6:00pm daily unless otherwise announced, while some larger stores may open for limited hours.  Government entities, public institutions, schools and universities will remain closed.  For emergencies call 911.

As a reminder, 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 COVID-19 website.  We encourage you to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive our notifications.  Email us at amman-acs@state.gov if you have questions not addressed on our website.

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