Alert: Updates to Peruvian Quarantine Measures and Repatriation Flights, Peru (August 14, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide)

Updates to Peruvian Quarantine Measures

Peru’s international borders (including land borders with Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Ecuador) remain closed.  If you remain in Peru, please continue to follow all Peruvian government health and safety guidelines and quarantine restrictions.

On August 12, Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra signed a supreme decree expanding quarantine measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Peru.  The all-day Sunday curfew will resume throughout the entire country beginning this Sunday, August 16.  The mandatory nightly curfew from 10:00 PM to 4:00 AM remains in effect nationwide Monday through Saturday for non-quarantine areas.  The nightly curfew for quarantine areas is from 8:00 PM to 4:00 AM Monday through Saturday.

Resumption of Repatriation Flights at Jorge Chavez International Airport

On August 13, the Peruvian government informed the U.S Embassy that repatriation flights will restart on August 18 from Jorge Chávez International Airport.  For information on airport check-in as well as health and security procedures please contact your travel provider.  All U.S. citizens who wish to depart Peru should contact one of our travel partners directly to purchase a ticket on a repatriation flight.  We continue to announce viable scheduled flights through travel partners in our email alerts.  DO NOT WAIT TO BE CONTACTED BY THE U.S. EMBASSY TO PURCHASE A TICKET ON A REPATRIATION FLIGHT.

Chargé d’Affaires Denison Offutt recorded a message for U.S citizens; please click this link to view.

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