Filter for Liberia Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-06-22 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
President George Manneh Weah has by proclamation extended the State of Emergency (SOE) by additional 30 days, in consultation with the National Legislature.
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2020-06-22 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
All in Liberia are now required to be indoors by 6 pm instead of the previous 9 pm timeframe.
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2020-06-22 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Government of Liberia has extended the scheduled date for the reopening of the Roberts International Airport (RIA) by one week in order to ensure the necessary measures are put in place before the resumption of the airport’s operations. The new date for the opening is now set at June 28, 2020.
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2020-06-22 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Government of Liberia has extended the scheduled date for the reopening of the Roberts International Airport (RIA) by one week in order to ensure the necessary measures are put in place before the resumption of the airport’s operations. The new date for the opening is now set at June 28, 2020.
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2020-06-22 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
All measures that were put in place on June 5, 2020 when the Liberian Leader announced some modifications to the COVID-19 guidelines remain in effect
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2020-06-21 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Opening of the Roberts International Airport to commercial flights on the 21st of June
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2020-06-21 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Hotels, guest houses, gaming centers are to reopen beginning the 21st of June, with the observance of the required health measures
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2020-06-09 Out Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
The state of emergency will end on 9th June
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2020-06-05 Out Movement restrictions: Curfews
The restriction requiring people to stay indoors at a certain time of the day will be lifted in counties that have not reported any case of the disease so far.
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2020-06-05 Out Movement restrictions: Curfews
All are now required to be indoors by 9pm, instead of the previous time of 6pm.
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2020-06-05 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Movement to and from counties not yet affected by COVID-19 will be restricted. With the exception of basic supplies, all other such movements between/amongst counties are prohibited.
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2020-06-04 In Public health measures: Testing policy
The authorities in Liberia will conduct a mandatory coronavirus test on anyone caught violating a nationwide dusk-to-dawn curfew.
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2020-05-22 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Restaurants, stores selling food commodities, dry goods, building materials and electronic appliances, will be allowed to open provided they take in 25% of their full occupancy at a time while observing social distancing.
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2020-05-22 Out Movement restrictions: Curfews
the public is now required to be indoors by 6pm, instead of the previous 3pm.
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2020-05-22 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
The Government of Liberia has announced an additional two-week extension of restrictions intended to halt the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
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2020-05-22 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
The President has also instructed the joint security to enforce the mandatory wearing of masks in all public spaces and ensure full compliance. The government will take the appropriate legal action in cases of violation of any of these measures.
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2020-05-17 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Churches, Mosques and worship centers consider the commencement of their operations beginning Sunday, May 17, 2020, with 25 percent of the regular worship-hour occupancy for each service, which will allow for social distancing and other protocols such as the use of face coverings, handwashing, etc.
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2020-05-08 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
President is extending the order for people to stay at home and observe the protocols that were originally instituted on April 10, 2020 by an additional two weeks.
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2020-04-24 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
It is now compulsory to wear face masks in public.
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2020-04-24 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
President George Weah announced that Liberia’s strict stay-at-home measures in place to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) will be extended by a further two weeks and will apply to the whole country, until Friday, May 8
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2020-04-18 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Building material stores have been placed under the essential business category, therefore allowed to open between 8:00-14:00 every day except Sunday for the next 2 weeks.
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2020-04-14 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
the National Legislature re-appropriated the amount of US$25 million to support food distribution to households in designated affected counties for the period of 60 days.
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2020-04-14 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
the Honorable Legislature that Government takes up the electricity bill of households in the affected counties for the duration of the STAY-AT-HOME order
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2020-04-14 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
All such essential businesses of commercial activities are to be closed no later than 3:00 p.m. during state of emergency period.
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2020-04-13 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
The Government is suspending for the period of six months the Surcharge Regulation that imposes an additional charge on imported goods that are also manufactured in Liberia.
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2020-04-13 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
The Government is also immediately suspending the Pre-Shipment Inspections (PSI) penalty until otherwise notified
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2020-04-11 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Movements between counties are strictly prohibited. No person shall be permitted to enter or leave or in any way cross the borders of any county into any other county, except for Montserrado County and Margibi County which are quarantined as a single unit.
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2020-04-11 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
People residing in this counties are to stay at home for the next 14 days beginning 11:59, Friday 10th March. During this period, residents may leave home only for essential journeys like reasons of health and food which should be restricted to your local communities and be limited to a single person per household for a maximum of one hour. The emergency law will last for three weeks and is renewable "until the threat to Liberia from the Covid-19 virus no longer exists". When in publis individuals should wear face masks.
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2020-04-11 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
People residing in this counties are to stay at home for the next 14 days beginning 11:59, Friday 10th March.
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2020-04-11 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
People residing in this counties are to stay at home for the next 14 days beginning 11:59, Friday 10th March.
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2020-04-11 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
People residing in this counties are to stay at home for the next 14 days beginning 11:59, Friday 10th March.
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2020-03-30 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Authorities announced the immediate closure of the country’s land borders with Guinea and Cote d’Ivoire in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
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2020-03-24 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Except for cargo, chartered and special flights, all commercial flights are suspended.
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2020-03-22 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Mandatory hand washing with soap and clean water is hereby ordered at home and in all establishments.
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2020-03-22 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Community dwellers are asked to report people who show signs and symptoms of the coronavirus such as coughing, fever, and difficulty breathing to the relevant health and sevurity authorities.
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2020-03-22 In Public health measures: General recommendations
All travel in and outside the montserrado and margibi areas are discouraged.
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2020-03-22 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
All bars, night clubs, casinos, betting centres, cinemas, video clubs and entertainment centres are hereby closed. All beaches (public and private) are also closed.
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2020-03-22 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Large gatherings including sporting activities and parties of more than 10 people are banned. Weddings and funerals will be allowed with no more than 10 people in attendance and people should keep a distance of 10 feet at all times.
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2020-03-22 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Restaurants and cookshops are only allowed 5 customers at one time, all keeping a distance of six feet. Takeaways are encouraged.
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2020-03-22 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Barber shops and beauty salons are closed. Personal care services should be performed at home.
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2020-03-22 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Taxis can carry no more than 2 passengers in the back and one in front; kehkens can carry only 2 passengers in the back and driver in front; motorbikes can carry only one passenger.
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2020-03-22 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
All supermarkets and large stores will allow only 10 customers at a time, while observing 6 feet distance at all times. Those outside waiting must also be 6ft apart. All businesses are required to find ways to prmote social distancing.
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2020-03-22 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
No street selling by adults or children is permitted during this period.
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2020-03-22 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Liberia Ministry of Health declares state of emergency
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2020-03-22 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
All schools, universities, colleges, and other institutions of learning are closed.
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2020-03-22 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Chruches, mosques, religiour centres and other places of worship are closed.
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2020-03-22 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Banks only permitted 5 people inside at a time and those outside bank should be 6 feet apart while waiting.
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2020-03-22 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
All health facilities and institutions, including pharmacies, will remain for routine services with social distancing practices.
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2020-03-13 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Schools and Communities targeted COVID messages in WASH campains by National Red Cross Society.
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2020-03-10 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Citizens strongly advised against visiting countries with 200 or more cases of covid-19. Citizens of countries with 200 or more cases strongly discouraged from visiting Liberia.
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2020-03-10 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
For people coming from countris with more than 200 cases. For 14 days. For people coming from Italy, Iran, China, South Korea, France, Germany, Japan, Spain, quarantine in dedicated structures.
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2020-03-09 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
For everyone.
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