Current Information for U.S. Citizens in El Salvador

As of April 9, 8:00 p.m., there are 83 active cases of COVID-19 in El Salvador and there have been 6 deaths, and 14 recovered.
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April 9, 2020

Message from the U.S. Embassy Spokesperson:.

El Salvador celebrates Semana Santa this week, and April 9 and 10 have been designated as national holidays. Over the Easter weekend, the U.S. Embassy is still going to be working to support the US. Citizens in El

As of April 8, the U.S. Embassy in El Salvador has assisted 3,436 U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents to return to the United States through humanitarian and evacuation flights.  Two additional humanitarian flights with an estimated 358 passengers are scheduled through April 13. If you would like additional information on repatriation flights from El Salvador to return to the United States, please visit our repatriation flight booking information webpage at the link below:

We are also asking all U.S. citizens not in the United States to please enroll at That’s our Smart Traveler Enrollment Program, and it’s how you’ll get notifications  and alerts from the U.S. Embassy in San Salvador. We wish everyone a safe and happy Easter weekend. If you need the U.S. Embassy for assistance, please contact the American Citizens Services unit at

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