Senegal lifts coronavirus state of emergency

Senegal lifts coronavirus state of emergency
Senegal lifts coronavirus state of emergency
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Senegalese President Macky Sall has said a state of emergency and nighttime curfew imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus will be lifted from Tuesday.

In a televised address, the president also announced the resumption of international flights from 15 July but under stringent safety measures.

The closure of public markets one day per week for cleaning will continue. Wearing face masks remains mandatory in public spaces, workplaces, public transport and shops.

The president is himself under a two-week quarantine after he came into contact with an infected person. His quarantine ends next week.

Senegal has so far confirmed 6,698 cases and 108 deaths.Article share tools

Senegal lifts coronavirus state of emergency
Senegal lifts coronavirus state of emergency
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