Health alert for US Embassy Dakar Jan 6
Event: Institution of daily curfew in Dakar and Thies beginning January 6
On January 5, the Government of Senegal announced the institution of a mandatory daily curfew from 9:00 pm to 6:00 am in the regions of Dakar and Thies in response to increasing COVID-19 infection.
Other current restrictions and regulations include: mandatory wearing of masks in public places and in private places receiving the public, as well as a ban on gathering in theaters, bars, public beaches and sports fields.
Due to the evolving situation, U.S. citizens are encouraged to continue to monitor the official Senegalese Ministry of Health website, World Health Organization site and the U.S. embassy COVID-19 information page for updates.
State Department – Consular Affairs
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