Burundi

Situation Report
Background
Screening session and temperature control.  © OMS Burundi/2020/Dismas Junior
Screening session and temperature control. © OMS Burundi/2020/Dismas Junior

COVID-19 Update

First case: 31 March 2020

Total cases: 170 (as of 30 June 2020)

Total deaths: 1

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

Containment measures: Since 5 March, a self-financed 14-day quarantine is mandatory for travellers and anyone who has had contact with symptomatic people.

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