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Republic of South Sudan

Government and institution measures in response to COVID-19.

Government and institution measures in response to COVID-19.

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The government announced various precautionary measures, including

  • international flight suspension (with few exceptions for planes bringing in health-related cargo, such as medicine and medical equipment, and essential/critical food items;
  • land border restrictions;
  • passenger bus prohibitions;
  • evening curfews;
  • social distancing ; and
  • a mandatory 14-day quarantine period for any traveler arriving from a virus-affected country.
  • The government also encouraged businesses to allow their employees to telework and warned the business community against increasing prices and hoarding essential goods and commodities.
  • Concurrently, South Sudan is affected by the sharp decline in the international price of oil—the mainstay of the economy.

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