COVID-19 pandemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
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|COVID-19 pandemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|Location||Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|First outbreak||Wuhan, Hubei, China|
|Arrival date||10 March 2020|
(2 years, 4 months and 3 weeks)
|Confirmed cases||604 (as of 1 May)|
|Recovered||75 (as of 1 May)|
|32 (as of 1 May)|
Response[change | change source]
Schools, bars, restaurants, and places of worship were closed. On 19 March, President Félix Tshisekedi announced flight suspensions. On 24 March, he announced a state of emergency and closed the borders.
References[change | change source]
- "Covid-19: Bulletin n ° 39 du Vendredi 01 Mai 2020". us3.campaign-archive.com. Retrieved 2020-05-01.
- "DRC health minister announces fourth case of coronavirus in". Daily Monitor. Retrieved 22 March 2020.
- "Democratic Republic of Congo sees 1st coronavirus death". www.aa.com.tr. Retrieved 22 March 2020.
- Bonnerot, Clément (25 March 2020). "DR Congo president imposes state of emergency to contain coronavirus outbreak". France 24. Retrieved 25 March 2020.