COVID-19 pandemic in Benin
|COVID-19 pandemic in Benin|
A Beninese protected by the protective mask against the spread of the COVID19 pandemic in Benin.
|First outbreak||Wuhan, China|
|Arrival date||16 March 2020|
(6 months, 4 weeks and 1 day)
|Confirmed cases||140 (as of 8 May 2020)|
|Recovered||53 (as of 8 May 2020)|
|2 (as of 8 May 2020)|
Three days later, the second confirmed case was reported. The city has suspended many international flights and people coming into the country by air are being kept under 14 days' mandatory isolation. People in Benin are told to wear masks and go outside home only if required.
References[change | change source]
- "Coronavirus (Covid-19)". Gouvernement de la République du Bénin (in French). Retrieved 2020-05-08.
- "Somalia, Liberia, Benin and Tanzania confirm first coronavirus cases". Reuters. 2020-03-16. Retrieved 2020-03-16.
- "Coronavirus: Benin records second positive case". Panapress. 2020-03-19. Retrieved 2020-03-19.