Filter for United Republic of Tanzania Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-06-29 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
Schools across the country have reopened as of the 29th of June.
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2020-06-08 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Bank of Tanzania to lower statutory minimum reserves (SMR) requirement from 7% to 6%; to reduce discount rate from 7% to 5%
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2020-06-01 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
All Universities and colleges will be allowed to resume from June 1st.
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2020-06-01 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
Schools will reopen to form six students from June 1st.
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2020-06-01 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
All sports activities will be allowed to resume from June 1st.
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2020-05-18 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Tanzania lifts travel restrictions imposed on inbound and outbound passenger flights to allow for a return to normal airline and tourism business.
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2020-05-18 Out Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Foreigners visiting Tanzania will no longer be subjected to a mandatory 14-day quarantine. New guidelines released by officials on Monday now require travellers to simply be screened for symptoms at the point of entry.
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2020-05-12 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Bank of Tanzania to reduce discount rate from 7% to 5%
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2020-05-12 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Bank of Tanzania to reduce government cuts from 10% to 5% for treasury bills and from 40% to 20% for treasury bonds
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2020-05-08 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Mobile money operators to increase daily transaction limit from 3mil to 5milTZsh and daily balance from 5mil-10milTZsh
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2020-05-07 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Tanzania has relaxed some restrictions on international flights to allow for certain types of flights under strict regulations and provided they have received a permit: including repatriation, humanitarian aid, medical and relief flights and technical landings. Permits for landings and take-offs can now be secured much faster (supposedly within two hours, whereas before the relaxing these permits could take weeks to obtain).
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2020-04-14 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Tanzania extends closure of schools for indefinite period.
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2020-04-11 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
The government has suspended all international scheduled and chartered passenger planesto Tanzania.Cargo planes will be allowed in but crew memvers will be quarantined for the whole duration of their stay, at own costs
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2020-04-03 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Tanzania’s immigration department has extended visas for foreign nationals who can’t leave the country because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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2020-03-23 In Movement restrictions: Additional health/documents requirements upon arrival
Passengers should fill in Health Surveillance Form in the plane, or any other transport means and submit them to Port Health Authorities upon arrival.
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2020-03-23 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
All travellers whether foreigners or returning residents arriving from COVID-19 most affected countries, will be subjected to mandatory isolation for 14 days at their own cost at designated facilities identified by the Government. After 14 days quarantine, passengers who have not developed symptoms of COVID-19 may leave the facilities and will be required to register personal information for future possible tracking purpose.
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2020-03-23 In Public health measures: General recommendations
All people residing in Tanzania are advised to avoid non-essential travels to COVID-19 affected countries.
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2020-03-23 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
All travellers will be subjected to an intensive screening and where necessary COVID-19 rapid testing.
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2020-03-20 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
All BRT buses will be required to carry passengers according to their operating license (nobody is allowed to be standing in DalaDalas etc.)
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2020-03-20 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Buses and trains should be sprayed at the end of every journey and hand washing equipment should be installed at all bus and train station.
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2020-03-18 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
All universities and colleges across Tanzania to be closed
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2020-03-17 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
All primary and secondary schools in Tanzania closed
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2020-02-25 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
Ports of entry are conducting screening and travelers with a fever are diverted to secondary for further examination
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