DTM South Sudan — COVID-19 Mobility Update 4 (13-19 April 2020)

Contact
DTM South Sudan, SouthSudanDTM@iom.int
Language
English
Location
South Sudan
Period Covered
Apr 13 2020 -
Apr 19 2020
Activity
  • Other
  • Migration Flows

Summary

As of 19 April 2020, South Sudan has reported four confirmed cases of which one is not in the country anymore. However, contact tracing in relation to the confirmed cases is ongoing. The South Sudan High Level Task Force (HLTF) on 13 April 2020 suspended all internal passenger flights and other public transportation between Juba and other states (and other inter-state movements) as a measure to curb a potential spread of the disease to other parts of the country. This suspension is set to take a period of no more than 14 days (up to 29 April 2020) as of 15 April 2020. 
 
The HLTF requested the Ministry of Health to increase testing starting in Juba by dividing the city in to five zones and collecting maximum 100 samples a week in each zone.
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  • COVID19