Filter for Senegal Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-05-13 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Speech about various governmental measures to keep economy strong -- "indiqué aux membres du Gouvernement que la poursuite de l’exécution des projets d’investissements publics, la protection des travailleurs, le maintien des activités et le développement de nos entreprises, constituent des catalyseurs pour la relance économique."
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2020-05-04 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Extending the State of Emergency
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2020-05-04 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Extending the State of Emergency for 30 days
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2020-04-29 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Amending sanctions related to violating COVID-19 measures for land transportation
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2020-04-23 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Tax measures in support of businesses
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2020-04-19 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Emergency administrative COVID-19 task-force information
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2020-04-09 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
As stated.
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2020-04-09 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Sufficient supplies and test kits, healthcare centers, etc.
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2020-04-03 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Program for economic and social resilience ("Programme de résilience économique et sociale"). 2 Parts: (1) The state will cover expenses of electricity, water, and food expenses of households. Specific funding amounts have been allocated to each type of expense, and cover a different number of households but are targeted at households in need. (2) Economic bailout in the private sector (302 billion). 100 billion dedicated to direct support of hardest hit industries, particularly transportation, hotels, and agriculture. 200 billion to affected companies + tax rebates / suspensions for up to 24 months.
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2020-03-27 In Movement restrictions: Checkpoints within the country
Health checks at transportation centers in line with the health and safety measures enacted at whatever time. Legal penalties for non compliance.
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2020-03-27 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Unnecessary travel is prohibited. Legal penalties for non compliance.
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2020-03-27 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Disinfect each transport vehicle (inside and outside) at least once daily. Staff is provided PPE. Legal penalties for non compliance.
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2020-03-27 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
Transportation staff to be provided personal protective equipment to disinfect transportation.
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2020-03-27 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Adjusting land transportation. 1 meter between passengers on public transportation. Limit number of passengers to half the number of seats available. Taxis that can hold 5 people are now limited to 3 people, including the driver. Number of passengers in 2-wheeled vehicles is limited to 1. Legal penalties for non compliance.
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2020-03-25 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Emergency administrative services enacted. Reconfigures working hours to a fixed 30 hours per week, 0900 to 1500, Monday through Friday
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2020-03-24 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
From 24 March at midnight, nationwide. Originally declared for 30 days, but extended to continue for a period of 3 months total. Status will be reassessed in 3 months. Legal penalties for noncompliance.
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2020-03-24 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Ministry of Health and Social Action (Le Ministere de la Sante de l’Action sociale) started an awareness campaign, featuring a chatbot, for more information and effective communication.
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2020-03-18 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Suspension of all flights with France, Spain, Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Algeria, and Tunisia.
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2020-03-16 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
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2020-03-15 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
PARTIAL border closure. Suspension of reception of cruise ships.
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2020-03-15 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
Suspension of trips linked to religious pilgrimages
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2020-03-15 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
Health checks at land, air, and sea borders.
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2020-03-15 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Prioritizing protection of healthcare workers
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2020-03-14 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Public gatherings limited for at least one month
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2020-03-14 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Calls on religious authorities to support the Government with the adopted measures
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2020-03-14 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
All schools and universities are closed for the next three weeks
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