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Alert: Lockdown Order By Government of Lesotho

The Prime Minister has announced measures (see below) to fight COVID-19. Lesotho will go into lockdown from midnight March 29 to April 21, 2020. The Embassy will continue to offer emergency services to American citizens provided such assistance can be conducted under the currently scheduled lockdown mandate. Please contact  USConsularMaseru@state.gov  with any emergency requests or inquiries. The ...
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Health Alert: South Africa Announces New Travel Restrictions

On Sunday, March 15, new restrictions on entry to the Republic of South Africa were announced by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. The most relevant restrictions for U.S. citizens currently in or planning to visit Lesotho include: 1) Effective Monday, March 16, closure of some land borders between South Africa and Lesotho, and 2) effective ...
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Peace Corps Volunteers in Lesotho to Be Evacuated

On March 15, 2020, Peace Corps Director Judy Olsen announced the suspension of all volunteer activities globally due to the COVID-19 outbreak and related travel constraints and school closures.  Following on evacuations that have taken place in certain countries, all Peace Corps volunteers worldwide are now being evacuated.  As a result of this announcement, Peace ...
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