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South Sudan quickly stepped up its measures after hearing of major outbreaks in other African nations.
On March 21, the government announced the suspension of all international flights coming from coronavirus affected countries into the African nation. In addition, all public events had to be canceled. Schools have been closed too and the government urged everyone to stay away from crowded places.
A few days later on Tuesday, March 24, President Salva Kiir imposed a nighttime curfew for the whole country. This means that everyone has to stay at home from 8 pm until 6 am the following day. The issued order will be active until further notice.
South Sudan, with over 11 million citizens, fears a widespread outbreak of the coronavirus in the country. However, ss of the day of writing, March 25, no cases of corona have been reported in the African nation.
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Last validated on March 26, 2020:25 March: South Sudan has decided to close all its airports and land border crossings. Traveling as a non-citizen to the country is no longer possible. 24 March: The government of South Sudan announced a nighttime curfew as of Wednesday the 25th of March. President Salva Kiir said the curfew will be enforced.