Senegalese Minister of Health and Social Action Abdoulaye Sarr on Friday reported 14 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the country’s total to 119.
Among the 14 are 11 imported cases and two close contacts of earlier confirmed patients, Sarr told a daily press conference on COVID-19.
About half, or 62, of the country’s 119 confirmed cases are imported ones. Eleven patients have been declared cured by local health authorities.
On Monday night, President Macky Sall declared a state of emergency, ordered a dusk-to-dawn curfew, and banned public or private meetings of any kind.
Senegal has also suspended all international passenger flights till April 17.