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14 March 2020

Stories from 14 March 2020

COVID-19 in Africa: ‘Unprecedented levels of mobilization’ as nations brace for pandemic

With at least 19 African countries facing COVID-19, several African governments have taken critical steps toward managing the outbreak, including travel restrictions, health screenings, rapid testing and social distancing measures.

New COVID-19 disaster area order places a Jamaican community under quarantine, but ‘not under curfew’

COVID-19

As Jamaica confirms eight cases of COVID-19, the government has activated legislation which expands the authorities' powers in an effort to contain the outbreak.

With no officially confirmed cases, El Salvador locks itself down to prevent COVID-19

COVID-19

"What would Italy give to be in our position?"

Trinidad & Tobago clamps down as two cases of COVID-19 are confirmed

COVID-19

Schools have been closed, cruise ship arrivals have been suspended, and major events have been cancelled as the government tries to contain the spread of the virus.

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