Senegal has ordered its borders with Mauritania to be closed. Last Saturday, the country’s minister of Health Abdoulaye Diouf Sarr, made an announcement.
That was after Seneal received extra 9 cases of positive coronavirus bringing the total numbers to 51.
In the wake of measures puts in place to combat the coronavirus, the Minister of the Interior, Aly Ngouille Ndiaye, issued a statement to announce that Senegal and Mauritania are closing their land border.
Their border closure took effect from Saturday 21 March, until further notice.
“Trafficking and movement of people, except for the transport of goods, are prohibited”, – a statement from the Ministry of the Interior stated.
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