Filter for Ivory Coast Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-07-01 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
some international flights will be permitted to resume after July 1
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2020-06-26 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Domestic air services resumed on June 26.
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2020-06-25 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Cote d’Ivoire’s State of Emergency were extended by the National Security Council of Cote d’Ivoire through July 15, 2020.
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2020-06-25 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Cote d’Ivoire’s land border closure were extended by the National Security Council of Cote d’Ivoire through July 15, 2020.
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2020-06-25 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Bars, clubs and other entertainment venues are also to remain closed in Abidjan
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2020-06-25 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
gatherings remain limited to 50 or fewer individuals.
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2020-06-15 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Extension of the state of emergency until the 30th of June, included.
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2020-06-11 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Public gathering limited from 200 to 50 people in Greater Abidjan.
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2020-06-05 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Ministry of health and scientific research provided with IT and computer equipment.
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2020-06-01 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Ban on all movement of people to and from Abidjan has been extended until the end of June. For the purpose of the government decree, "Abidjan" includes the District of Abidjan, Dabou, Azaguie, Bingerville, Grand-Bassam, Bonoua, Assinie and up to PK30 on the Abidjan-Yamoussoukro motorway.
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2020-06-01 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Extension of border closure until 30th of June. Cargo shipments are not affected.
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2020-06-01 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Extension of the ongoing state of emergency through Sunday, June 14, included.
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2020-05-27 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Individuals returning to Cote d’Ivoire from abroad would be placed under surveillance at the l’Institut National de la Jeunesse et des Sports (INJS) in Abidjan for two weeks, awaiting a negative test result, before their release.
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2020-05-27 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Economic support of 10 billion CFA Francs for the informal sector.
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2020-05-25 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
Primary, secondary and higher educational institutions in Abidjan and its suburbs will reopen.
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2020-05-16 Out Movement restrictions: Curfews
Curfew in Abidjan to be lifted.
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2020-05-15 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Extension of the state of emergency until the 31st of May.
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2020-05-15 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Bars, nightclubs, cinemas and theatres will remain closed until 30 June.
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2020-05-15 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Restaurants reopened.
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2020-05-15 Out Movement restrictions: Curfews
Curfew lifted nationwide.
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2020-05-14 In Movement restrictions: Checkpoints within the country
Travel from the Greater Abidjan area (including Dabou, Azagule, Bingerville, Grand-Bassam, Bonoua and Assinie) to the rest of the country remains prohibited through May 31 and is being enforced by entry and exit check points.
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2020-05-14 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Isolation of Greater Abidjan maintained until May 31.
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2020-05-13 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Capacity development of institutions and the health service.
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2020-05-08 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Bars, nightclubs, cinemas and theatres remain closed until 31 May.
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2020-05-08 Out Movement restrictions: Curfews
Curfew decreased to 11pm-4am until the 15th of May.
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2020-05-08 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
State of sanitary emergency extended until the end of the year.
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2020-05-08 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
Schools to reopen, excepted in Greater Abidjan.
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2020-05-08 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Reopening of restaurants, maquis, bars, nightclubs, cinemas and entertainment venues.
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2020-05-08 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Population gatherings, initially capped at 50 people, have now increased to 200 people.During these gatherings, physical distancing and protection measures will have to be scrupulously respected.
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2020-05-08 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Authorities reopen all bars and restaurants except in Abidjan.
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2020-05-06 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
20,9 billion CFA francs mobilized for covid-19 response.
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2020-05-05 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Distribution of 22 millions free face masks to targetted population.
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2020-04-29 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Extension: State of emergency extended until the 15th of May.
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2020-04-24 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Economic support to protect young citizens from unemployment and poverty.
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2020-04-23 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Economic support of 75.000 CFA franc per semester to 177 198 low income households.
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2020-04-22 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Construction of 45 testing centers across the country.
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2020-04-20 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
20 million masks available to be delivered for free to the population.
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2020-04-19 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
400 million CFA francs to support sport athletes.
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2020-04-17 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
School closure extended until the 17th of May.
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2020-04-15 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Extension: state of emergency extended until 30th of April.
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2020-04-12 In Public health measures: General recommendations
The government recommend generalizing home-office in the public administration and private sector.
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2020-04-09 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
Requirement to wear face masks in the Greater Abidjan.
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2020-04-09 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Obligatory quarantine for vulnerable population (elderly and people with chronic illnesses).
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2020-04-04 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Changes in staff schedule to ensure that public services can provide a minimum service while adopting protective measures.
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2020-04-03 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Recommendation not to drink alcohol and not to smoke.
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2020-04-01 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
The government will pay water and electricity bills of 1 million low-income households in april and may.
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2020-03-31 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Fund of 28 billion CFA francs will be allocated to buying medicine and protective gears (masks, thermometers, gloves, etc.)
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2020-03-30 In Movement restrictions: Checkpoints within the country
Authorities ban all entry into Greater Abidjan to isolate the economic capital. Includes the District of Abidjan, Dabou, Azaguie, Bingerville, Grand-Bassam, Bonoua, Assinie and up to PK30 on the Abidjan-Yamoussoukro motorway. The decree provides an exemption for people transporting food supplies, medical and pharmaceutical products, medical evacuations, gas and fuel deliveries, as well as water, electricity, telephony and emergency services.
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2020-03-26 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Travels between Abidjan and the other main cities is forbidden excepted for peoplt travelling with a special authorisation.
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2020-03-24 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
National curfew between 2100 and 0500.
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2020-03-23 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
All restaurants are closed.
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2020-03-22 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
No international flights to and from Côte d’Ivoire until further notice.
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2020-03-22 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Land, air and sea borders closed.
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2020-03-19 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
Suspension of all flights to and from countries with more than 100 cases of coronavirus.
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2020-03-18 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Dance clubs, cinemas and theatre closed for at least 15 days.
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2020-03-18 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Gathering of more than 50 people are forbidden.
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2020-03-18 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Suspension of all international cultural and sport events.
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2020-03-16 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Schools (including pre-schools and universities) are closed for 30 days.
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2020-03-12 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
quarantine of 14 days for travelers from risk countries (China, South Korea, Iran, Italy)
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2020-01-02 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
All arriving passengers at Abijan airport are checked for fever and asked to wash their hands.
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