Filter for Equatorial Guinea Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-07-17 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Press conference on publication of Covid-19 data in Equatorial Guinea
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2020-07-14 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Remdesivir approved as treatment for serious Covid-19 patients
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2020-07-13 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Handover of new pavilion for Coronavirus patients to Ministry for Health
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2020-07-04 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Community awareness-raising campaign as part of response in fight against COVID-19
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2020-06-15 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
20 sanitisation booths, which will be positioned at the entrances to the various ministries and airports in the country
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2020-06-15 Out Public health measures: General recommendations
Members of the public are advised to consider whether non-essential medical treatment can be deferred given possibility of infection in hospitals and clinics.
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2020-06-15 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
The use of masks in open spaces, public places, public transport and in private vehicles is obligatory and necessary if accompanied by other people.
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2020-06-15 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Civil, traditional or religious wedding ceremonies, conferences, funerals, congresses, face-to-face seminars, sports leagues and popular events remain prohibited
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2020-06-15 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
Resumption of school and academic activities
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2020-06-15 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Total freedom of movement of people only in the major capitals of the country, namely Malabo and Bata. For other localities in the country, freedom of movement will only be effective within the territorial limits of localities,
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2020-06-15 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
reopening of national and international flights as well as the national and international maritime transport of goods subject to conditions
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2020-06-15 Out Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Decree N°45/2020 dated June 15th, 2020 has eased the sanitary emergency and the confinement measures adopted to fight against Covid-19 in Equatorial Guinea. The de-confinement process will be carried out in four (4) phases,
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2020-06-15 Out Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
All public establishments, hospitals, markets, supermarkets, banks, airports, ports and traditional healers will have to adopt appropriate protective measures such as social distancing, washing and disinfecting hands, taking body temperature using thermo flash.
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2020-06-15 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
The use of masks will be compulsory and necessary in all places open to the public, public transport and private vehicles when accompanied by other people. Finally, heads of public administration, public and private companies must ensure that their staff have masks and gloves for their own protection and will provide them with the equipment necessary for constant hand washing,
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2020-06-15 In Public health measures: Testing policy
All passengers from abroad must present a negative PCR certificate carried out within 48 hours at the latest. Passengers without this certificate will be obliged to take the test upon arrival in Equatorial Guinea. The costs of the test as well as the hotel costs pending the results of the test will be at their expense.
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2020-06-15 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
People from abroad must scrupulously respect the hygiene and sanitary protective measures against Covid-19 upon entering Equatorial Guinea, established by the authorities, including a compulsory quarantine of 14 days,
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2020-06-15 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
Temperature measurements will be systematic in airports and ports,
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2020-06-15 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Asymptomatic people will be systematically placed in quarantine for 14 days in their homes or their places of residence, People tested positive will be taken to Government healthcare centres,
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2020-06-15 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Public administration and the private sector will have to promote practices such as teleworking or alternating work in order to reduce the concentration of people in public places.
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2020-06-15 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Resumption of all economic activities in all businesses
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2020-06-15 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Restaurants will have 50% of their capacity and respect the required distance between the tables and in their terraces,
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2020-06-15 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
In addition to 2 million face masks that will be delivered to the Ministry for the Interior for distribution among the population
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2020-06-15 Out Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Decree No. 45/2020, dated June 15, which relaxes the state of sanitary alarm and restricts confinement and precautionary measures, adopted by Decree No. 42/2020, dated March 31 .
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2020-06-15 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Equatorial Guinea to restart internal flights from 15th June
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2020-06-15 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Cronos Airlines has announced its domestic service will resume June 19,
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2020-06-15 In Movement restrictions: Additional health/documents requirements upon arrival
all passengers coming from abroad will have to carry a certificate of negative diagnosis for the coronavirus through a PCR test, valid for a maximum of 48 hours
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2020-06-15 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
international flights will be resumed.
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2020-06-15 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
domestic and international flights may recommence as long as arriving passengers show a PCR test result indicating they do not have the coronavirus. international flights are expected by late June/early July.
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2020-06-15 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
The Committee decided that from 15th June school activities will restart, beginning with the final evaluations and exams for the 2019-2020 academic year.
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2020-06-15 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
reopening of the hotel and catering sector.
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2020-05-29 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Government further extends period of confinement to 15th June
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2020-05-28 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Distribution of basic kits and consumables to most vulnerable families against COVID-19 begins
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2020-05-22 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
South Korea donation of clinical material to Ministry for Health
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2020-05-22 In Public health measures: Mass population testing
6 PCR machines donated and that with this equipment they could carry out between 600 and 700 tests per day.
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2020-05-19 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Health personnel training against COVID-19 in Continental Region
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2020-05-08 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Consul in Canaries supervises medicines acquired by govt
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2020-05-07 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Decree number 45/2020, of 24th April, reducing the Minimum Social Capital to form Limited Liability Mercantile Companies in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.
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2020-05-05 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
The National Bank of Equatorial Guinea (BANGE) has notified its distinguished clientele and the general public of the launch of the sale of Secondary market Bonds. The issue will mature on 2nd April 2021.
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2020-05-01 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
The Vice-President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea is donating 100% of his salary during the time the pandemic lasts in Equatorial Guinea, as his contribution to the fight against COVID-19 in our country.
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2020-04-30 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Ministerial Order No. 2/2020, of 29th April, through which the Ministry for Industry and Energy sets out the adoption of complementary economic measures for the Strengthening of the National System of Social Protection and Support for SMEs
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2020-04-30 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
African Energy Chamber asks BEAC to relax foreign currency transfer rules
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2020-04-29 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Taking 2020 and 2021 as "lost years" due to the low price of oil and COVID-19, the Republic of Equatorial Guinea will grant extensions to exploration companies and flexibility to producers, in work and capital expenditure projects.
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2020-04-29 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Decree number 44/220, of 28th April, suspending the 1st May, International Worker’s Day, 2020, in Equatorial Guinea
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2020-04-29 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
the national media was invited to make the population aware that the coronavirus prevention material cannot be distributed among the general public; the small amount of material available is for health workers who have to be on the front line
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2020-04-27 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Prime Minister ordered rules for working and operating to be drawn up for application in the various hospital., health and pharmaceutical establishments during the time the crisis lasts
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2020-04-25 In Socio-economic measures: Military deployment
Equatorial Guinea including Military Health in fight against COVID-19
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2020-04-24 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Additional tests & ventilators ordered "We are happy because the Government has ordered the acquisition of 30 ventilators for artificial respiration; we have also purchased from South Africa another machine so that we can carry out 500 analytical tests per day", reported Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, Prime Minister of the Government, who added that "the Baney laboratory is very effective, although its capacity does not permit us to carry out more than 200 tests per day. These two machines will provide us with more analytical capacity per day".
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2020-04-21 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
The Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE) is issuing this note of full support for the Minister of State for Health and Social Welfare, Dr. Salomón Nguema Owono, for his commendable work and staunch defence of both the nation’s health and his team in this COVID-19 crisis.
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2020-04-20 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Baney Research Centre has its own medicinal oxygen plant
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2020-04-18 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Second shipment of clinical material by companies Jack Ma and Alibaba
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2020-04-16 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Chinese Government donated clinical material to Equatorial Guinea. The material sent included protective suits for doctors, face masks for health workers and doctors, and electronic thermometers.
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2020-04-15 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
extending the application of coronavirus tests to captains and crews of merchant vessels
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2020-04-15 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
the national executive will also provide free face masks to the population and will demand their obligatory use.
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2020-04-15 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
the national executive will also provide free face masks to the population
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2020-04-15 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
he country will enforce in the next 48 hours stringent confinement, from which only officials in public and private administration will be exempt, in addition to supermarkets, grocers and pharmacies, in all districts in the Insular Region.
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2020-04-15 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
all districts in the Continental Region are being placed in quarantine, prohibiting the circulation or flow of persons or vehicles from one district to another is suspended. Exceptions to this prohibition include ambulances, fire-fighting appliances, vehicles from the company Segesa, Getesa, National Security, the Ministry for Defence and waste collection vehicles.
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2020-04-15 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
The complete isolation of all people is ordered, so that going out into the street is completely prohibited, except in situations of urgent need or force majeure, such as going to the health centre, market or pharmacy, and to work, in which case they must wear face masks and gloves at all times, and carry credentials issued by the President of Neighbourhood Community authorising the movement, which will be issued free of charge.
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2020-04-15 In Public health measures: General recommendations
All companies are urged to provide their employees with accreditations justifying their exit and entry in order to attend their jobs.
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2020-04-15 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
Any cargo aircraft arriving in Malabo, in accordance with Decree 42/2020, if its pilots have to leave the plane then they will be subject to the specific testing to rule them out as carriers of the Coronavirus.
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2020-04-15 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Clinics are obliged to transfer to the designated hospitals in the country any patients showing signs of fever, cough and difficulty in breathing, in accordance with instructions from the technical Committee.
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2020-04-15 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
For the circulation of vehicles from companies transporting materials to supply infrastructure works and services, they will have to apply for authorisation from the Prime Minister who, after agreement, will instruct the Director General for Traffic to issue the permission; in any event those vehicles may not carry personnel on board.
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2020-04-15 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
The Ministry for Agriculture, Livestock, Forests and the Environment will be responsible for organising, together with essential food production groups and individuals, transport for these and persons who sell them, via trucks, from the various points on the island to the city of Malabo in order to supply the markets.
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2020-04-15 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
all districts in the Continental Region are being placed in quarantine
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2020-04-15 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
The complete isolation of all people is ordered, so that going out into the street is completely prohibited, except in situations of urgent need or force majeure, such as going to the health centre, market or pharmacy, and to work, in which case they must wear face masks and gloves at all times, and carry credentials issued by the President of Neighbourhood Community authorising the movement, which will be issued free of charge.
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2020-04-15 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
The company SEGESA is ordered not to cut off power to its customers during the period the Order is in force, as no citizen may go to pay their electricity bill.
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2020-04-15 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
During this period of 15 days all businesses, stores and factories will remain closed, except for supermarkets, markets exclusively selling food, grocers, laundries or pressing services, pharmacies and clinics. Exempt from this prohibition are stores selling building materials, electronic and mechanical spare parts, such as for vehicles, etc.; thus the stores of Cuatro, Ryesa, Fifti Fifti, Ventage de los Cocoteros, Ventage de Km 5 and Cerámico will remain open.
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2020-04-15 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
all bars and restaurants will remain closed, with food only being available through home delivery.
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2020-04-15 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Under 30 day Health State of Alarm: With effect from 15th of this month there is a temporary suspension of all international flights by airlines operating in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.
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2020-04-15 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
The complete isolation of all people is ordered, so that going out into the street is completely prohibited, except in situations of urgent need or force majeure, such as going to the health centre, market or pharmacy, and to work, in which case they must wear face masks and gloves at all times, and carry credentials issued by the President of Neighbourhood Community authorising the movement, which will be issued free of charge.
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2020-04-15 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
For vessels between Douala and Malabo transporting goods, food and supplies, their crews will under no circumstances be able to leave the vessel.
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2020-04-15 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
Members of the Armed Forces and State Security, under instructions from their superiors, will oversee strict compliance with the provisions of this order.
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2020-04-15 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Order extending Health State of Alarm for a period of 15 days.
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2020-04-14 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
those responsible for clinics and pharmacies to "now more than ever explain the preventive measures to all those which come to the clinics and pharmacies, because the situation has changed completely".
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2020-04-14 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Directors of clinics and pharmacies met the Minister for Health and Social Welfare, Salomón Nguema Owono, in order to reach an agreement on preventive measures and guidelines for the admission of patients. The Minister also asked for help with raising awareness among the population, and not to allow entry to those not wearing face masks.
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2020-04-08 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Press release from General Directorate for Press and Communication denouncing fake news
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2020-04-06 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
New clinical material to combat Coronavirus arrives in Equatorial Guinea. The material consisted of 20,000 protection equipment units, 20,000 pairs of gloves, 20,000 disposable gowns and 100,000 face masks, which will be distributed in the Insular and Continental Regions.
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2020-04-05 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
2 churches officially disbanded for operating during state of national alarm: The agreement to disband, from this date, the following religious confessions, whose status as legal person in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea is, thus, fully and definitively extinguished: a) UNIVERSAL CHURCH OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD "STOP SUFFERING" and b) MINISTRY OF LIBERATION, HEALTH AND PROPHECY_x000D_ _x000D_
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2020-04-05 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
From 5 to 12 April, non-essential interdepartmental travel is banned to minimise the potential spread of COVID-19 during the Easter holiday.
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2020-04-03 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Under 30 day Health State of Alarm: The suspension, until 15th April, of the circulation of vehicles and persons between districts. In other words, all districts in the Continental Region are being placed in quarantine, prohibiting the circulation or flow of persons or vehicles from one district to another.
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2020-04-03 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
The Ministry for Mines and Hydrocarbons is recommending that foreign companies work with nationals in the absence of foreign labour, given that the nationals are highly qualified to carry out activities in the oil sector.
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2020-03-31 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
GITGE will increase Internet capacity by 30%, and the National Ethernet connection by 100% for all operators while the preventive measures are in place
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2020-03-31 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Under 30 day Health State of Alarm: Creation of a special fund, with voluntary contributions from the private sector, friendly countries, international and non-governmental organisations, civil society, natural or legal persons, the organigram and functions of which will be covered by regulations
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2020-03-31 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Decree 43/2020, of 31st March, adopting Economic Measures for the Strengthening of the National System of Social Protection and Support for SMEs. Official Communiqué to report to economic and financial players on the methodology used to pay any arrears pending.
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2020-03-31 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Decree number 43/2020, of 31st march, adopting economic measures to strengthen the national system of social protection and support for Small and Medium Enterprises, would help reduce the impact on families, workers and SMEs. The application of the set of measures would be a response to the impact of COVID-19 and would set out the bases so that the negative effects on employment and business were temporary, and so that business could increase once the pandemic was over.
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2020-03-31 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Decree declaring Health State of Alarm issued and in force for THIRTY (30) DAYS, which may be extended depending on the evolution and development of the pandemic.
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2020-03-31 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Under 30 day Health State of Alarm: Response and Vigilance Technical Committee for the New Coronavirus is created, charged with the prevention, contention, control, monitoring and evaluation of the development and evolution of Coronavirus-19, within the Ministry for Health and Social Welfare.
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2020-03-31 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Under 30 day Health State of Alarm: All academic activities at all levels in the national education system are suspended, in both public and private centres, together with sporting competitions.
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2020-03-31 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Under 30 day Health State of Alarm: the faithful are temporary suspended from attending in person or in groups the religious events of Sundays or Holidays, while safeguarding, however, the pastoral, ministerial or priestly functions taking place behind closed doors.
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2020-03-31 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
Under 30 day Health State of Alarm: those responsible for airlines, in collaboration with the emergency services, will provide the Ministry for Health and Social Welfare a list of passengers who have entered Equatorial Guinea since 1st February this year to date, including the names of members of the Government, senior officials and officials, if that were the case.
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2020-03-31 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Under 30 day Health State of Alarm: Response and Vigilance Technical Committee for the New Coronavirus is obliged to publish the procedures and measures within the framework of the prevention, contention, control, monitoring and evaluation of the development and evolution of Coronavirus-19.
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2020-03-31 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Under 30 day Health State of Alarm: All stores selling clothes, various materials, supermarkets, general stores, pharmacies, hair salons, and stores selling electrical goods, electrical goods, household goods and utensils must remain open in a timetable that may not extend beyond 20:00h.
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2020-03-31 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Under 30 day Health State of Alarm: All travellers coming from affected countries, both national and expatriate, whether or not they are showing symptoms on arrival, must remain in quarantine for a period of FOURTEEN (14) DAYS, during which they may not leave the place of quarantine except via authorisation issued by the competent health personnel.
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2020-03-31 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Under 30 day Health State of Alarm: All structures and layers of society are obliged to join and contribute as far as possible to the efforts of the Government and chiefs at the Ministry for Health and Social Welfare to oversee strict observance of these provisions, as it is a public health problem which affects everyone and is the responsibility of everyone to combat.
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2020-03-31 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Restaurants and dining rooms which provide prepared food services must close at 21:00h.
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2020-03-31 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Under 30 day Health State of Alarm: Parents, heads of people’s councils and neighbourhood communities, heads of services, State powers and bodies, officials and the general public are obliged to report and provide the Health Technical Committee with any information regarding the appearance of the virus in their areas.
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2020-03-31 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Under 30 day Health State of Alarm: a temporary suspension of all types of demonstration or gathering of over TEN (10) people in the same place, together with the celebration of parties, traditional weddings, wakes or funerals, burials, gaming rooms, beleles, parks, fairs and other similar events.
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2020-03-31 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Under 30 day Health State of Alarm: suspension of collective transport by bus, whether public or private, and taxis may only carry one (1) passenger.
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2020-03-31 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Under 30 day Health State of Alarm: all Republic of Equatorial Guinea land, sea and air borders will remain temporarily closed, with the exception of vessels and planes transporting goods, materials and equipment.
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2020-03-31 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
Under 30 day Health State of Alarm: temporarily prohibited for all accredited Equatorial Guinea Diplomatic and Consular Missions abroad to issue entry visas to the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, with a reduction to four (4) the members of delegations of friendly countries and international organisations who have to travel to the country within the framework of bilateral and multilateral cooperation programmes and activities.
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2020-03-31 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Under 30 day Health State of Alarm: Equatoguineans will not be able to travel abroad, except in duly approved exceptional circumstances
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2020-03-31 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Under 30 day Health State of Alarm: restrictions on movement within national territory for nationals and resident foreigners.
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2020-03-26 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Government invests €2,386,000 in acquisition of clinical material against Coronavirus
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2020-03-26 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
A Chinese millionaire from the Alibaba foundation has sent a donation of consignments of material against the coronavirus to the Ministry for Health and Social Welfare. The donated materials include three different types of mask for doctors, nurses and personnel attending the sick, gowns, and protective equipment for the face and glasses. The shipment also contained 11,300 reagents, which will help with the analysis of the population
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2020-03-24 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
The Baney Research Laboratory has doubled its analytical capacity from 20 to over 40 tests per day. It is forecast to reach over 80 per day, by the end of this week.
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2020-03-24 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
"The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons took the unanimous decision to waive its fees for services companies for a duration of three months," said Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, minister of mines and hydrocarbons. "We recognise that the oil sector continues to be the largest private sector employer in the country and want to give our local services companies the means to weather the storm and avoid any jobs being lost.
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2020-03-23 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Strengthening of quarantine measures: All nationals and foreigners who entered national territory after day one of the current measures who was not placed in quarantine is obliged to go to the Health Authorities so that they may take the necessary steps in order to safeguard the health of others.
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2020-03-23 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Strengthening of quarantine measures: With the aim of preventing massive contact, public transport for passengers via bus or minibus carrying out a town or inter-town service is prohibited. Furthermore, vehicles providing public transport taxi services are prohibited to carry more than one (1) passenger; likewise company vans for journeys of any nature may not exceed two (2) passengers.
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2020-03-23 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
The General Secretary of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea, Jerónimo Osa Osa Ecoro, signed the circular announcing the creation of the Coronavirus-19 National Emergency Fund, in order to collect resources to combat the virus pandemic.
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2020-03-23 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Strengthening of quarantine measures: Unnecessary trips by citizens outside their residences within national territory are being restricted during the enforcement of the measures adopted under this Order. The Forces of Public Order, duly instructed by their superiors, will oversee the observance of these measures.
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2020-03-23 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Strengthening of quarantine measures: Journeys are authorises for travelling to work, either public or private, visits to health centres, chemist’s, supermarkets for the purchase of food, shops selling essential products; these visits will have to be made individually. Private vehicles may be used to carry out the activities indicated above, but the occupancy of the vehicle must not exceed two persons.
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2020-03-23 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Strengthening of quarantine measures: All bars throughout the nation not providing prepared food, leisure and games rooms, both day and night, (fairs, discotheques, pubs, casinos, parks, public pools, etc.) are ordered to close. Excluded from this prohibition are public restaurants and dining rooms, which in any event must not accommodate more than ten (10) persons at any given time. The forces of public order will oversee compliance with the opening restrictions for these establishments.
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2020-03-23 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Strengthening of quarantine measures: The leaders of urban districts, neighbourhood communities and heads of families will be responsible for demanding and supervising compliance with these instructions.
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2020-03-23 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Strengthening of quarantine measures: In order to prevent possible contagion and spread of the virus, all citizens residing within national territory must follow the instructions provided by the new Coronavirus Response and Vigilance Technical Committee.
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2020-03-23 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Strengthening of quarantine measures: The Ministry for Health and Social Welfare, Ministry for the Interior and Local Corporations, Ministry for national Security, Ministry for Justice, Worship and Penitentiary Institutions, Ministry for Civil Aviation, Ministry for Education, University teaching and Sports, Ministry for Culture, Tourism and Craft Promotion, and Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, are empowered to take all the necessary measures and provisions necessary in order to successfully apply this Order.
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2020-03-23 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Strengthening of quarantine measures: The Response and Vigilance Technical Committee for the New COVID-19 Coronavirus, led by the Minister for the Interior and Local Corporations in the Continental Region, assisted by the Deputy Director General for National Security, the Governors, the Government Delegates, the Commissioners and the mayors of Municipalities, are empowered to oversee strict compliance with the provisions of this Order during its enforcement in the crisis period.
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2020-03-22 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Under the State of Emergency, a fund was created to mobilize sufficient economic and material resources to prevent and eliminate the virus in order to save the lives of all families in the country. The government committed to contribute 5 billion CFA francs (about $8 million) to the fund.
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2020-03-18 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
State of emergency declared
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2020-03-18 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Govt urging urging those who arrived in the country from potentially infected countries in the last 30 days to go to the Health Authorities in order that they can take the necessary measures to contain the expansion of the illness.
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2020-03-17 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
The department of Culture and Craft Promotion has closed parks, discotheques, and other places of leisure.
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2020-03-17 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
The gathering of ten or more people has been prohibited, and the doors of churches and places of worship are also closed.
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2020-03-17 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Air traffic suspended.
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2020-03-17 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
The education sector has closed the doors of all primary, secondary and higher centres, both public and private
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2020-03-17 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
The institution of legislative power (Senate and Chamber of Deputies) have already suspended their parliamentary sessions, as has the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guine
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2020-03-15 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
All Equatorial Guinea diplomatic missions abroad are prohibited from issuing entry visas to Equatorial Guinea
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2020-03-15 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
The use of masks when moving around has been made obligatory.
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2020-03-15 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
All travellers from affected countries, whether showing symptoms or not, must self isolate for 14 days upon arrival
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2020-03-15 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
All international inbound and outbound commercial flights have been suspended from 15 March.
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2020-03-15 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Residents are restricted from movement within the country, except for justified reasons.
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2020-03-15 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Travellers fro China for 14 days.
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2020-03-15 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
International flights reduced.
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2020-03-15 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Land and maritime borders closed with exeption of commercial, work materials and equipment and cargo transport flights.
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2020-03-14 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
permanent recommendations for prevention, and in the case of symptoms, the telephone numbers to call: 1111 for the Insular Region and 1112 for the Continental Region.
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