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COVID-19 Information

(UPDATED March 29, 2020) Country-Specific Information:  Effective March 30-April 9, the Spanish government will implement further restrictions on movement within the country. The new measures prohibit all employees in non-essential sectors from reporting to work. Essential services will continue and include transportation, banking, foodstuffs, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare, among others. However, provision of some of these services – including transportation ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Madrid, U.S. Consulate General Barcelona (27 March 2020)

Location:  Spain – Level 4:  Do Not Travel  Event:  We are operating with reduced staffing and reduced office hours across Spain, in line with the Spanish government’s directive to limit movement within the country to contain the spread of COVID-19.   U.S. Embassy Madrid and U.S. Consulate General Barcelona are providing emergency services only to U.S. citizens. ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Madrid, U.S. Consulate General Barcelona (26 March 2020)

Location:  Spain – Level 4:  Do Not Travel Event:  The current countrywide State of Alarm in Spain has been extended until April 11, 2020.  The State of Alarm significantly restricts the movement of individuals and transportation.  Many other countries in the European Schengen zone have implemented similar measures to help prevent further spread of COVID19.  These measures have significantly reduced travel options for U.S. citizens who wish to return home.    We continue to receive information ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Madrid, U.S. Consulate General Barcelona (25 March 2020)

Location:  Spain – Level 4:  Do Not Travel Event:  The current countrywide State of Alarm in Spain is expected to be extended through April 11, 2020.  The State of Alarm significantly restricts the movement of individuals and transportation.  Many other countries in the European Schengen zone have implemented similar measures to help prevent further spread ...
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