Filter for Congo Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-06-23 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Movements between the cities of Brazzaville, and Pointe-Noire and the rest of the country are allowed as of June 23.
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2020-06-20 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
curfew from 22:00 until 05:00 is extended until July 30, 2020. Previously was set to expire June 20
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2020-06-20 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
The country remains under a state of health emergency is extended until July 30, 2020. Previously was set to expire June 20
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2020-06-06 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
The Congolese government has extended the nationwide curfew orders due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic until at least June 20. The curfew is effective between 20:00 and 05:00 (local time).
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2020-06-01 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Curfew from 20:00 until 05:00 is extended until June 18, 2020.
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2020-05-27 In Public health measures: Testing policy
Reception of 40000 Covid-19 tests.
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2020-05-18 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
The country has been divided into two geographic zones that will gradually reduce COVID-19 restrictions at different rates. Zone one is called the active circulation zone, which comprise of Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire, while zone 2 is described as a non-active circulation zone and comprise of the remaining ten departments. Non-essential travel in and out of both Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire is restricted, while in zone 2, travel between other departments can resume from Monday, May 18.
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2020-05-18 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
The resumption of normal economic activity will be allowed in zone 2 from the 18th of May, as long as social-distancing rules are followed.
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2020-05-16 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
The current nationwide overnight curfew between 20:00 and 05:00 (local time) is extended until the 31st of May, included. Only individuals who provide essential goods and services will be exempt from the curfew.
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2020-05-16 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Border closures, except for cargo flights and vessels, is be extended until Sunday, May 31.
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2020-05-08 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
24 communication vehicles used to raise awareness on Covid-19.
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2020-04-30 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
Mandatory to wear face masks in public.
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2020-04-30 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Home confinement is extended until the 15th of May. All shops, except those selling food and essential products, are closed. Places of worship, schools, higher education institutions, bars and nightclubs are closed.
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2020-04-30 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Extension of the domestic travel restriction: suspension of non-essential travel until 15th of May.
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2020-04-30 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Curfew extended until the 15th of May.
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2020-04-29 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Extension of the state of health emergency until the 10th of May.
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2020-04-13 In Public health measures: Testing policy
Markets to be disinfected every tuesday, thursday, saturday and sunday.
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2020-04-13 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Markets will be open monday, wednesday and Friday.
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2020-03-31 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Creation of a new fund to support companies and the economy.
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2020-03-31 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
The entire population must confine at home for 30 days, with exception made for essential travels (buying food or medical transportation). All non essential shops are closed.
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2020-03-31 In Socio-economic measures: Military deployment
Military is responsible for implementing the state of emergency.
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2020-03-31 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Travels are forbidden in the entire territory for 30 days, with exception for essential travels.
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2020-03-31 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
National curfew from 8pm to 5am, during 30 days.
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2020-03-28 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
National sanitary state of emergency declared.
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2020-03-21 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
A number of health structures are being requisitioned by the government.
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2020-03-21 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
All borders are closed untile further notice, with exception of trade transportation.
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2020-03-20 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
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2020-03-19 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
For 30 days
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2020-03-19 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Closing of religious centers, restaurants, bars and club for 30 days.
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2020-03-19 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Gathering of more than 50 people are forbidden for 30 days.
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2020-03-15 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
Body temperature checks at both international airports and at the Brazzaville Beach landing.
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2020-03-04 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
14 day quarantine for high risk countries including mainland China, South Korea, Iran, Italy. Also for travelers with COVID-19 symptoms.
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