COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information: The Government of Senegal has reported  26 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Five individuals contracted COVID-19 in Europe prior to travelling to Senegal, and the remainder directly from an immediate family member who had travelled to Europe. All were placed in quarantine.  Two of these individuals were later released after producing negative COVID-19 test results.   The …

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USAID’s Health Program

Working with the Government of Senegal, USAID’s health program is working to provide long-lasting insecticide treated bed nets to every household in Senegal. A new initiative just launched Senegal’s first nationwide distribution campaign to achieve universal coverage.  The United States is contributing 1.9 million nets to this campaign. Rear Admiral Timothy Ziemer is the U.S. …

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