Health Alert – Update #33 U. S. Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan

Location:  Pakistan (country-wide)

Event:  Update #33 – Pakistan Government Extends Lockdown until May 9

On April 24, the Government of Pakistan extended the nation-wide lockdown until May 9.  While certain industries will be permitted to resume limited activities, educational institutions are to remain closed, and public gatherings are not permitted.

The final U.S. government charter flights from Islamabad and Karachi are not affected by this extension. However, the flights are full, and all confirmed travelers have been notified.  If you have a confirmed seat and choose not to travel, please be prepared to remain in Pakistan or utilize one of the limited commercial options to return to the United States.

For information regarding commercial options please refer to our April 24 Health Alert Update #32 for limited options with Qatar Airways or our April 5 Health Alert Update #11 for limited options with Pakistan International Airlines (PIA).

Actions to Take:


U.S. Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan

+(92)(51) 201-4000

U.S. Consulate General Karachi

+(92)(21) 3527 5000

U.S. Consulate General Lahore

+(92)(42) 3603 4000

U.S. Consulate Peshawar

+(92)(91) 526 8800

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Pakistan Country Information

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