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Eritrea Issues Stricter COVID-19 Guidelines

Eritrea urges all citizens and foreigners residing in the country to take the utmost precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19
The country is now in a state of partial lockdown.

BY MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Eritrea’s Ministry of Health has issued its third in a series of coronavirus related Public Guidelines. As announced through local media guidelines, an Eritrean national resident in Norway who flew to Asmara last Saturday, March 21st, was confirmed positive for COVID-19. Continue reading Eritrea Issues Stricter COVID-19 Guidelines

Eritrea Registers First Coronavirus Case

Citizens are urging all non-essential travels to Eritrea be postponed else travelers should be subject to a compulsory 14-day quarantine upon arrival, at their own expense.

The Eritrean Ministry of Health confirmed its first patient with confirmed positive results for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 illness. (Photo: courtesy of @EritreaLive)

BY TESFANEWS

The Eritrean Ministry of Health has announced the first confirmed case of the coronavirus in the country.

The Ministry states that the confirmed case is a 39-year-old Eritrean male who has permanent residence in Norway and arrived at Asmara International Airport at 7:00 a.m. today, March 21st, from Norway aboard Fly Dubai. Continue reading Eritrea Registers First Coronavirus Case

Ethiopia Confirms 9th Coronavirus Patient

Ethiopia has confirmed 3 new cases of COVID-19, pushing the total number of those infected to 9; advises traveller from affected countries to 14-day self-quarantine.

BY CGTN AFRICA

Ethiopia has confirmed three new cases of the coronavirus, pushing the total number of those infected to nine. Ethiopian health minister Lia Tadesse in a statement said one of the cases is of an 85-year-old Ethiopian who entered the country on March 2. Continue reading Ethiopia Confirms 9th Coronavirus Patient

Eritrea Issued COVID-19 Travel Advice Notice

As cases of novel coronavirus continue to be diagnosed worldwide, the Eritrean Ministry of Health has released a public announcement as a precautionary measures to prevent the outbreak and spread of the disease. (Map: CDC, 11 March 2020)

BY MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Three months have already elapsed since the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in China. In this period, the disease has spread to all the continents at an alarming rate. Over 100,000 people have been infected worldwide while over 4,000 infected patients have died so far. Continue reading Eritrea Issued COVID-19 Travel Advice Notice