|COVID-19 pandemic in East Timor|
|First outbreak||Wuhan, China|
|Index case||From abroad|
|Arrival date||21 March 2020|
(2 years, 7 months, 3 weeks and 2 days)
On 10 February entry for non-nationals who had visited China within the past 4 weeks was restricted. Those who had visited Hubei were banned, while those who had visited other areas of China could enter with a valid medical certificate.
On 21 March, East Timor confirmed its first imported COVID-19 case. The place where it started is unknown.
On 6 April, Parliament approved urgent measures to deal with the pandemic.
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- "East Timor: Parliament approves urgent measures to respond to Covid-19 crisis". Macau Business. 6 April 2020. Retrieved 7 April 2020.