Read Legenda Explanation. This page for Somalia has been latest updated at 2020-03-23 23:48:44
19 March: Experts fear that a corona outbreak in the poor African nation could mean a disaster to public life for the Somalians. The country is different rivaling groups, battling for power and not making the COVID-19 coronavirus a priority.
Part of the country is ruled by terrorist group Al Qaida, which makes the spreading of preventional measures and news about the pandemic difficult.
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Last validated on March 23, 2020:19 March: Somalia bans both passenger and cargo flights for a period of 15 days as of March 19th. In addition, the government announced they will close schools and universities in the country for a period of 15 days.
We increased the level of restrictions of Somalia from Unknown to Moderate [..]