Burundi

Situation Report
Background
Weekly evolution of COVID-19 cases since the start of the epidemic in Burundi. © OCHA Burundi
Weekly evolution of COVID-19 cases since the start of the epidemic in Burundi. © OCHA Burundi

COVID-19 Update

First case: 31 March 2020

Total tests performed: 34,077 (30 September)

Total cases: 506 (30 September)

Number of health personnel among cases: 35 (7.35 per cent)

Total number of deaths: 1

Provinces affected: 23/47 districts (45 per cent) are affected in 14/18 (67 per cent) provinces. The majority of cases (80 per cent) are in Bujumbura city throughout 3 health districts: Bujumbura North (149 cases), Bujumbura Center (122 cases) and Bujumbura South (110 cases).

Flights / Borders: All international passenger flights were suspended on 22 March. Humanitarian, diplomatic and emergency medical evacuation flights are exempt from this suspension. Land borders with the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda were reopened on 15 April to allow the movement of goods. The border with the United Republic of Tanzania remained open.

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