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Health Alert:  U.S. Embassy Dakar (May 12, 2020) 

Health Alert:  U.S. Embassy Dakar (May 12, 2020) Location:  Senegal (countrywide) Event:  Modification to earlier restrictions in response to COVID-19 On May 11, the Government of Senegal announced modifications to its earlier restrictions enacted.  The following measures are now in effect:  Daily curfew of 9:00 pm to 5:00 am;  Markets previously subject to special conditions may be opened for ...
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Telephonic Press Briefing on COVID-19 in Africa and the U.S. Response with Ambassador Tibor P. Nagy

Telephonic Press Briefing on COVID-19 in Africa and the U.S. Response with Ambassador Tibor P. Nagy, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs MAY 6, 2020   Moderator:  Good afternoon to everyone from the U.S. Department of State’s Africa Regional Media Hub.  I would like to welcome our participants dialing in from across the continent and thank ...
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 Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Dakar

Event:  Mandatory use of facial coverings In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, on April 20 the Government of Senegal ordered that use of facial coverings is now required in all public spaces and on public transportation.  Face coverings must be worn in taxis, markets, supermarkets, and office buildings.  Expect this requirement at all local businesses.  As previously ...
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Health Alert:  U.S. Embassy Dakar

Health Alert:  U.S. Embassy Dakar (April 16, 2020) Location:  Senegal (countrywide) Event:  Suspension of International Air Travel Extended On April 16, the Government of Senegal extended the suspension of all international air travel (with limited exceptions) through May 31, 2020. The State of Emergency announced on March 23 remains in effect, which includes the following ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Dakar

Event:  U.S. Embassy Dakar Charter Flight Update At this time, the U.S. Embassy does not anticipate that there will be additional charter flights organized by the Department of State and U.S. Embassy from Dakar to the United States.  Most commercial options remain unavailable from Senegal. In the event future charter flights become available, please complete ...
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