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South Sudan: COVID-19 Update, 31 March 2020

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Южный Судан
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UNHCR
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Key Developments

• As of 30 March 2020, no COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in South Sudan. Notwithstanding, the situation is continually evolving.

• The Government of South Sudan has ordered the closure of all education institutions and health science institutes for 30 days. Events (sports, religious, weddings, funeral rites and political) have been suspended for six weeks effective 20 March. And all non-essential businesses have been asked to close as of 28 March.

• On 24 March, a nationwide curfew, effective for 30 days, has been imposed from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., with exception of medical emergencies and those with special permits.

• The Government of South Sudan suspended all flights and closed all land border crossing points on 23 March to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Exception is given for cargo planes, emergency and relief flights to land. Additionally, only food trucks and fuel tankers are allowed through the land borders.

• The Government of South Sudan has finalized and disseminated the National COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan covering the period from April to September 2020.