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Ethiopia to Receive Thousands of Deportees from Saudi Arabia

UN official warns mass deportations risk spread of coronavirus to the region

Saudi Arabia is reportedly stepping up the deportation of thousands of Ethiopians, including some who are suspected of suffering from coronavirus

BY TESFANEWS*

The Ethiopian government is set to receive over 3,000 Ethiopians deported from Saudi Arabia after the kingdom took the measure in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country. Continue reading Ethiopia to Receive Thousands of Deportees from Saudi Arabia

Eritrea Issues Stricter COVID-19 Guidelines

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)

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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