Senegal extends closure of air borders until June 30


Senegalese government announced Thursday that the country’s air borders would be closed until June 30.

On a message posted on social media, Senegalese Ministry of Tourism and Air Transport said the closure of Senegal’s air borders would be extended, with all international passenger flights suspended until June 30.

The ministry first decided to suspend all international passenger flights from 23:59 on March 20 until April 17, then until May 31.

Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action on Thursday reported 95 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases registered in the country to 3,348. Also, despite controversy, Senegal has decided to continue with the treatment of COVID-19 with the combination of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin.

Senegal is in a state of health emergency until June 2, with a curfew imposed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. As in other West African countries, wearing a mask is mandatory in all public places. Enditem

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