1. More than 50,000 Americans overseas are seeking help getting home  The Washington Post
  2. 50,000 U.S. citizens still stuck overseas because of coronavirus  NBC News
  3. US says it is tracking 50,000 Americans who might need help getting home due to coronavirus pandemic  CNN
  4. U.S. Says 50,000 Travelers Will Seek Help Coming Home  The Wall Street Journal
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They're seeking help as countries close borders and flights are canceled to try to control the spread of the virus.They're seeking help as countries close borders and flights are canceled to try to control the spread of the virus.

50,000 Americans Stranded Abroad By Coronavirus Events, State Department Says : Coronavirus Live Updates : NPR

There are close to 5,000 Americans stranded in Peru as lawmakers put pressure on the State Department to repatriate them back to American amidst the coronavirus pandemic. There are close to 5,000 Americans stranded in Peru as lawmakers put pressure on the State Department to repatriate them back to American amidst the coronavirus pandemic. 

“I didn’t see the State Department move out sharply on this,” said one of the former officials. “There was a slowness off the mark.”

Americans remain stranded abroad as State Department struggles to respond - POLITICO

“Just off the phone with State Department leadership. Progress being made to get Americans back from Peru and other locations. This has taken far too long, but I am glad efforts are being ramped up.”

Chris Murphy on Twitter: "Just off the phone with State Department leadership. Progress being made to get Americans back from Peru and other locations. This has taken far too long, but I am glad efforts are being ramped up."

“If you are a citizen currently abroad, you should register with @StateDept through https://t.co/GXAsONxgBh so the U.S. Embassy can locate you in an emergency and provide you with important updates.”

Senator Bob Menendez on Twitter: "If you are a citizen currently abroad, you should register with @StateDept through https://t.co/GXAsONxgBh so the U.S. Embassy can locate you in an emergency and provide you with important updates.… https://t.co/hel3vVgQNS"

“Flights continue to land as @StateDept efforts to bring #AmericansHome continue during the #coronavirus outbreak. Thus far, we have brought home over 9,000 U.S. citizens from 28 countries. Americans abroad: register at https://t.co/t49IZiiE77 so we can reach you.”

Secretary Pompeo on Twitter: "Flights continue to land as @StateDept efforts to bring #AmericansHome continue during the #coronavirus outbreak. Thus far, we have brought home over 9,000 U.S. citizens from 28 countries. Americans abroad: register at https://t.co/t49IZiiE77 so we can reach you.… https://t.co/WuxhCUKv40"

“#AmericansStuckInPeru is due to lack or urgency by some in mid-level of @StateDept We didn’t need you to “track”this,we needed you to solve this This morning a competent official has taken direct control & will personally go to #Peru to get Americans home as soon as possible”

Marco Rubio on Twitter: "#AmericansStuckInPeru is due to lack or urgency by some in mid-level of @StateDept We didn’t need you to “track”this,we needed you to solve this This morning a competent official has taken direct control & will personally go to #Peru to get Americans home as soon as possible"

More than 50,000 Americans abroad are struggling to make it home as border closures and coronavirus quarantines leave them stranded far from U.S. shores.A State Department official says the U.S. is "committed to bringing home as many Americans as we possibly can."