Filter for Cabo Verde Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-09-30 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
cultural and sporting events such as parties, festivals and games of the various modalities, according to the Prime Minister, they will resume on October 1
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2020-07-15 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Person who travels from Santiago or Sal to other islands, must present, at check in , a COVID 19 screening test with a negative result, carried out in the 72 hours before the trip "
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2020-07-15 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
The Prime Minister guaranteed that the trips will be resumed with extra precautions of sanitary control. "A series of measures were approved in due time: mandatory use of masks, temperature measurement, hygiene and health surveillance form. Ports and airports, air and sea carriers, are subject to strict health security measures "he stressed.
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2020-07-15 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
from July 15, inter-island air travel and maritime connections between all islands for passenger transport are resumed
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2020-07-08 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
Government meets with municipalities to discuss directive for monitoring and supervising the implementation of health security conditions
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2020-07-04 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
Government creates team to reinforce inspection actions to combat Covid-19
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2020-06-30 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Face-to-face classes of basic and secondary education will only take place in the next school year. "Distance learning has begun to take effect, which will be extended to all locations in the country.
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2020-06-30 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Inter-island air links will resume as of June 30, including Santiago,
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2020-06-30 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
The maritime connections for the transport of passengers, with origin and destination in Santiago, are resumed from the 30th of June.
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2020-06-22 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Amending Budget prioritizes Health and protects household income
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2020-06-22 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Amending Budget prioritizes Health and protects household income
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2020-06-18 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Museums start activities in compliance with all imposed health requirements
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2020-06-12 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
Report confirms that the "Measures Adopted under the Declaration of the State of Emergency" by the Government were assertive
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2020-06-05 Out Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
law that repeals articles 6 and 7 of Law No. 83 / IX / 2020 of 4 April, which establishes exceptional and temporary measures to respond to the epidemiological situation caused by the coronavirus SARS-COV-2 and the disease COVID-19 approved yesterday, June 4, at the Council of Ministers.
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2020-06-05 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Government wants to give justice and the justice sector all the instruments so that they can return to normal operation.
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2020-06-01 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
limitation of the opening hours of restaurants, fixed until 9 pm, are lifted on the 1st of June, throughout the national territory.
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2020-06-01 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
maritime connections for passenger transport, originating and destination in Boa Vista, will resume from Monday, June 1.
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2020-05-29 Out Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Ulisses Correia e Silva approves the Deconfination Plan
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2020-05-29 Out Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
creation of an incentive framework to support companies and other private organizations in the effort to adapt their activity to the new requirements and standards imposed in the Deconfiguration Plan.
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2020-05-29 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
SATA flight arrives in Praia with laboratory equipment and materials to support COVID-19 control
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2020-05-29 In Public health measures: Mass population testing
massification of rapid tests and tests will continue in Praia laboratories and the reinforcement of inspection and community awareness.
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2020-05-29 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
discipline and compliance with rules will continue to be necessary so that" we can live with the virus, with the lowest possible risk. New routines of individual and social life are going to be needed, such as wearing masks, cleaning, hand washing and physical distance ".
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2020-05-29 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
The free information line 800 11 12, aimed at providing information and assistance to citizens about COVID-19, will remain in operation
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2020-05-29 Out Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
permanent health safety rules and procedures are defined to be followed in restaurants, bars, hotels, shops, gyms, gyms, sports schools, museums, cultural centers, sports and cultural events; visits to nursing homes and centers, hospitals, prisons, among other sectors and activities.
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2020-05-22 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Government creates extraordinary compensation for workers in the National Health Service
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2020-05-22 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Government reinforces Program to Promote Micro Entrepreneurship
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2020-05-21 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Government approves regulation for the prevention of contagion in vocational training institutions
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2020-05-20 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
It is essential that projects are carried out, especially the priority ones, says DG Treasury
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2020-05-15 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Ambassador in Brussels donates half his salary to provide sanitary material to Equatoguinean colony
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2020-05-15 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
the duty of home collection will be exercised, with the movement of people being allowed to go to work or purchase essential goods and services, until 9:30 pm.
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2020-05-15 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
cultural, recreational, sports, leisure and fun activities are still prohibited;
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2020-05-15 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Comercial centers; hairdressing salons, barbers, beauticians, massage salons, among others similar; as well as gyms still closed
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2020-05-15 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
"Services, companies and other organizations, public and private, will be allowed to operate", starting today, the 15th, "with the exception of those that represent greater risks of personal contact and exposure to contagions and that are not services and essential activities during the state of emergency ",
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2020-05-15 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
extension of the State of Emergency in Santiago for another 15 days is justified
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2020-05-15 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
carrying out of religious and worship activities that imply the gathering of people " allowed in Santiago Norte, by means of sanitary protection, distance, capacity and sanitation measures.
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2020-05-13 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Government provides more than 25 thousand contos for domestic workers?_x000D_ The measure was taken with the amendment of Resolution no. 58/2020, of 30 March, which establishes a set of measures aimed at the social protection of families and the protection of the income of those who operate in the informal sector of the economy and who are affected restrictive measures to combat COVID-19.
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2020-05-11 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Chinese companies in Cape Verde donate 6.5 million escudos to reinforce the fight against the pandemic
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2020-05-11 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
inter-island maritime connections for passenger transport are subject to compliance with health protection standards by the crew, service providers in ports and passengers, already published in today’s BO. How are the passenger boarding and disembarkation controls in which only passengers who are wearing face masks authorized under the law will be allowed to travel; will undergo check-in measures; body temperature measurement; social distance of two meters with signaling tapes. Still, it must be guaranteed that the passenger capacity and permanence in the garages, port areas and sales points must respect the minimum social distance of 1.5 meters, among other measures, such as respecting the minimum social distance of 1.5 meters in the capacity. ships.
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2020-05-11 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Resumption of inter-island maritime connections for passenger transport, with the exception of those with origin or destination in Santiago and Boa Vista ", announced today the prime minister, in a statement made to the country. Ulisses Correia e Silva said, however, that the maritime connections involving the islands of Santiago and Boa Vista will be analyzed after the end of the state of emergency in force on these islands and according to their epidemiological situation
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2020-05-08 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
"All federations have agreed to cancel their sporting seasons due to the demanding health protocol that needs to be guaranteed in a sports competition, particularly for athletes
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2020-05-08 Out Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
the suspension of sporting seasons does not represent suspension of sporting activities, so that as long as the rules of social and sanitary distancing are complied with, individual training can take place within a framework that will be defined from next week by the government. He also clarified that the measure covers international competitions, as the reference for this cancellation follows the cancellation of the Olympic Games, the World Handball Championship, transferred to 2021, as well as international activities in terms of football and basketball. In this regard, he said that all actions from all other sports such as volleyball and gymnastics, among others, will also take place in 2021. Thus, in 2020 Cape Verde will have no international representation, allowing time for preparations for next year.
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2020-05-05 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Ulisses Correia e Silva ensures that low-income people will have community masks free of charge "The provision of masks will be part of the basic basket for families who cannot buy that are identified in the Single Social Register and for people over the age of 65 and that has a chronic health problem ", guaranteed the Prime Minister, stressing that those who can buy, must do so, while civil servants or civil servants, as well as private ones, who work with public service, in which use masking is mandatory, it will be another work tool to be made available by the employer, be it public or private.
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2020-05-05 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Surgical masks will be used by health professionals and others who have greater contact with risk, such as civil protection, police and firefighters.
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2020-05-05 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Civil servants or civil servants, as well as private ones, who work with public service, in which use masking is mandatory, it will be another work tool to be made available by the employer, be it public or private.
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2020-05-04 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
S. Vicente leaves state of emergency on Monday
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2020-05-02 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
the islands outside the state of emergency, public works and infrastructures with an impact on employment and local development will be restarted, as is the case with urban and environmental rehabilitation, clearing of localities, construction, rehabilitation and maintenance of roads.
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2020-05-02 Out Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
restrictive measures will be relaxed to allow activities related to the preparation of the agricultural campaign and other productive activities that can be ensured with the fulfillment of special protection and sanitary control measures
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2020-05-02 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
"For all the islands, including Boa Vista and Santiago, the allocation of social income for emergency inclusion will continue until December, special care for the elderly and children for another three months.
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2020-05-02 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
the program to mitigate the effects of drought and bad agricultural years will be restarted, as well as investments in water mobilization for agriculture and human consumption. . And the program to promote artisanal and semi-industrial fishing to be reinforced. In short, "measures to protect employment, income and companies are being implemented.
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2020-04-27 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
State of Emergency Extended for Santiago and Boa Vista through May 14
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2020-04-27 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
certain restrictions on businesses and public areas remain in effect under the "State of Calamity" designation
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2020-04-27 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
As the Prime Minister continued, the services, companies and other organizations, public and private, can reopen with the precautionary measures according to the decree-law already published, in the islands that have already left the state of emergency, but that must continue to comply with the rules of social distance, individual protection and hygiene of public spaces.
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2020-04-27 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Nation-wide restrictions on inter-island movement of people to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus
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2020-04-27 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Under Cabo Verdean law, all individuals outside their home are required to wear a facemask. the use of facial masks in closed indoor spaces for public attendance or that involve contact with the public will become mandatory, either by workers and users and customers.
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2020-04-24 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
use of facial masks in closed indoor spaces for public attendance or that involve contact with the public will become mandatory, either by workers and users and customers.
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2020-04-24 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
"Public health precautionary measures regarding individual protection, hygiene and health surveillance will be reinforced, of which I highlight the use of facial masks, the organization and hygiene of public service spaces and the performance of rapid tests",
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2020-04-24 In Public health measures: General recommendations
use of face masks is recommended, particularly in crowded situations, for more vulnerable people, namely those over 65, with chronic diseases and immunosuppression whenever they leave home.
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2020-04-24 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
IMF provides an emergency loan to Cabo Verde
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2020-04-24 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Tax incentives will also be created for national production and commercialization of disinfectant gel.
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2020-04-24 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
companies operating in Cape Verde will be certified to produce social or community masks, through tax incentives to make prices accessible to citizens, as well as social action measures to allow access to masks by the poorest and most vulnerable people registered in the Single Social Register.
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2020-04-24 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Tax incentives will also be created for national production and commercialization of disinfectant gel.
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2020-04-24 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
companies operating in Cape Verde will be certified to produce social or community masks, through tax incentives to make prices accessible to citizens, as well as social action measures to allow access to masks by the poorest and most vulnerable people registered in the Single Social Register.
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2020-04-24 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
the performance of rapid tests will be extended. "About 50,000 tests will be available in the coming weeks."
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2020-04-24 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
permanent measures will be implemented for the organization of public services, regular and mandatory cleaning in public service spaces, including public passenger transport, ports and airports.
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2020-04-24 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Continuing with health prevention measures, permanent measures will be implemented for the organization of public services, regular and mandatory cleaning in public service spaces, including public passenger transport, ports and airports.
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2020-04-23 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility
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2020-04-21 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
People stuck on islands with virus ‘can go home after negative test’
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2020-04-17 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
New ban on inter-island travel. Prime Minister announced that the only exception to the current ban on inter-island movement of people is for those who are returning home to another island after being unable to travel due to the state of emergency. Those requesting this exception to the travel ban also require testing to ensure they do not pose a risk to public health.
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2020-04-17 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Prime Minister delegates powers to MAI to coordinate mitigation actions for COVID-19 in Boa Vista as well as supervising and supervising all institutions and services devolved to the Government, with regard to issues related to the response to the prevention, mitigation and treatment actions of Covid-19.
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2020-04-16 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
On April 16, the Government of Cabo Verde extended the State of Emergency for the islands of Boa Vista, Santiago, and Sao Vicente until May 2, 2020.
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2020-04-16 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
The State of Emergency was extended for the islands of Santo Antão, São Nicolau, Sal, Maio, Fogo, and Brava until April 26, 2020
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2020-04-13 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
extension of the deadline for automatic contract resolutions (it was 15 days, there will be another 60 days. It changes to 75 days) for commitments that are in force until September 30, 2020. That is, for all those who have an insurance contract, will have an additional period of 60 days, so that they can proceed with the payment of their commitments.
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2020-04-13 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
moratorium on interest payments was extended to City Councils.
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2020-04-13 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
the Executive has decided to introduce a standard in terms of access to the incentives provided by the State, namely in terms of financing. This, granting the Minister of Finance the power to, by resolution, adjust these restrictions. In replacement of the normal way that would be by Decree Law and that would take much longer. In order to allow as many companies as possible to have access to the incentives that are being created for this phase.
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2020-04-07 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Government to create working group to think about post-pandemic economic policies. The information was provided by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Olavo Correia, adding that for this work group, several specialists will be invited, at home and abroad, who will help the Government to prepare a strategy for the post -pandemic.
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2020-04-07 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Cabo Verde prepares development strategy for after Covid-19
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2020-04-03 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
179 more nurses are recruited and are being placed to reinforce health services in the various municipalities in the country.
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2020-04-03 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
On April 1, 2020, Decree-Law No. 38/2020, of March 31, came into force, which establishes exceptional and temporary measures to protect the credits of families, companies, private institutions of social solidarity, non-profit associations and other entities of the social economy, as well as a special regime of personal guarantees of the State, within the scope of the Covid-19 disease pandemic.
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2020-03-30 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Ulisses Correia e Silva said that he attested that ’there is enough disinfectant gel necessary to supply the market during this period of high demand’, as well as recognizing sufficient stock of medicine and personal protective equipment to face the current situation.
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2020-03-29 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Some essential serices are subject to opening hours, namely: Catering services can maintain their respective activities, exclusively for the purpose of home delivery between 10 am and 9 pm;_x000D_ Home delivery e-commerce services can maintain their activity between 8 am and 9:30 pm;_x000D_ Services for the supply, distribution, sale and supply of food, including bakeries, hygiene and cleaning goods and other essential goods, can maintain their activity until 8 pm.
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2020-03-28 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
All businesses and activities not deemed essential should be closed during the lockdown
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2020-03-28 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Curfews placed on essential service home delivery catering firms, e-commerce firms and services for the supply, distribution, sale and supply of food, including bakeries, hygiene and cleaning goods and other essential goods
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2020-03-27 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
municipal markets for the sale of agri-food products should operate with a reduced number of vendors to be determined by the city councils and the street sale of products on the streets is expressly prohibited.
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2020-03-27 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
maritime surveillance will be reinforced to avoid and react to the violation of restrictive measures in maritime transport, as well as the measure regarding public urban and interurban passenger transport must be complied with, in which they must reduce Circulation frequency and half capacity.
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2020-03-27 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
"flights and sea connections are suspended, with the exception of flights and sea connections carried out for sanitary, civil protection, evacuation of patients, emergency situations, displacement of technicians and personnel for urgent services and Essential and other exceptional situations duly authorized by the civil protection authority and through sanitary control ".
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2020-03-27 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Schools remain closed until 17 April
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2020-03-27 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Informal sector measures ensure basic needs for food, access to health, family income and care - Prime Minister Ulisses Correia e Silva today announced a set of measures aimed at families that are economically dependent on informal work and who, due to the crisis, lose their means of livelihood, and have no alternative to daily income. It also announced measures aimed at children belonging to the most vulnerable households and whose main meals depend on the School Meals Program, as well as elderly people who live alone, and who currently attend Day Centers to ensure, among other needs, food.
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2020-03-27 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
all public services and companies are closed throughout the national territory, unless they are related to essential services. Depending on the circumstances, teleworking and work from home can be used, but under no circumstances will workers be harmed in their employment and wages.
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2020-03-27 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Ulisses Correia e Silva called on citizens to be faster than the virus "staying and staying at home, washing your hands several times a day, calling 800 11 12 if you have symptoms of the disease And strictly and strictly comply with the instructions of the health and civil protection authorities
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2020-03-27 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
State of emergency declared from the 27th of March, at zero o’clock and until the 17th of April, significantly reinforcing, for the entire national territory, the restrictive measures to reduce the risks of spread and contagion of the virus, "regardless of The fact that there are still few confirmed cases ".
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2020-03-24 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Social Concert Agreement: To support companies and increase their liquidity, it was agreed to create credit lines - supported by the banking system, in the global amount of up to PTE 4,000,000, with guarantees from the State
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2020-03-20 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
remote teaching (radio) beginning on April 20 throughout the national territory, as an instrument to support teaching.
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2020-03-20 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Green Line 800 11 12, available to the public with requests for information and handling of suspicious cases, 24/7 is working well
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2020-03-20 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Passengers on board cruise ships and sailboats will not be allowed to disembark in Cabe Verde from 19 March, restriction in place for 3 weeks
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2020-03-19 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
As of March 19, non-Cabo Verdean citizens will not be permitted entry for a period of three weeks. This travel restriction will reviewed by the Government of Cabo Verde at the end of this period.
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2020-03-19 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Effective March 19, for 3 weeks, the Government of Cabo Verde will suspend commercial passenger flights in and out of Cabo Verde, including flights to Portugal, Senegal, the United States, and other European countries, with limited exceptions for citizens returning home from Cabo Verde and for medical emergencies.
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2020-03-19 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Effective March 19, 2020, the Government of Cabo Verde will suspend commercial passenger flights in and out of Cabo Verde, including flights to Portugal, Senegal, the United States, and other European countries, with limited exceptions for citizens returning home from Cabo Verde and for medical emergencies
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2020-03-16 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
no official policy in place but stated as a posibility
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2020-03-08 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Cabo Verde Airlines temporarily suspended its flights from Cabo Verde to Washington due to significantly-reduced customer demand prompted by global health concerns related to COVID-19. The suspension is currently set from March 8 to May 31, 2020
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2020-03-02 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
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