COVID-19 pandemic in São Tomé and Príncipe

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COVID-19 pandemic in São Tomé and Príncipe
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DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationSão Tomé and Príncipe
Arrival date6 April 2020
(3 months and 2 weeks)
Confirmed cases235 (as of 14 May)[1]
Active cases224 (as of 14 May)
Recovered4 (as of 14 May)
Deaths
7 (as of 14 May)
Government website
Government of São Tomé and Príncipe via Facebook

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached São Tomé and Príncipe on 6 April 2020.[2] The first death was recorded on 30 April.[3]

On 6 April, the first four cases in the country were confirmed.[2]

There are no cases in Autonomous Region of Príncipe.

On 30 April, the first death was reported. São Tomé and Príncipe currently has 16 cases, 4 of which have recovered and 1 death.[3] The deceased was a 55-year old man living in Cantalago.[4]

In order to prevent the spread of the virus, the government has put in many travel restrictions and quarantining measures.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Covid19". covid.ms.gov.st. Retrieved 2020-05-05.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Covid-19: São Tomé e Príncipe com quatro casos de infecção". Radio France Internationale (in Portuguese). 2020-04-06. Retrieved 2020-04-06.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "BOLETIM COVID-19 ATUALIZAÇÃO 30 de abril de 2020". Facebook (in Portuguese). Government of Sao Tome and Principe. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  4. "Nota de condolências" (in Portuguese). Government of Sao Tome and Principe. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  5. "Health - Sao Tome & Principe travel advice". GOV.UK. Retrieved 3 April 2020.