Gambia Suspends Flights from 13 Countries in response to the Coronavirus

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Gambia Suspends Flights from 13 Countries in response to the Coronavirus

State House, Banjul, March 19, 2020 The 4thCabinet session of 2020, chaired by His Excellency, President Adama Barrow has been updated on the COVID 19 situation in the country.  An immediate decision was taken that flights from thirteen (13) countries be suspended with immediate effect, until further notice.

The decision follows the recommendation of the Health Experts Committee concerning the recent development on COVID-19.

Countries affected by the immediate flight suspension are the following:

  1. The United Kingdom
  2. Spain
  3. France
  4. Poland
  5. Germany
  6. Sweden
  7. Denmark
  8. Switzerland
  9. Netherlands
  10. Norway
  11. Austria
  12. Belgium
  13. Portugal

Also, Cabinet has approved that individuals (Gambian & Non Gambian) travelling from 47 countries in Asia, Europe and the Americas to The Gambia will undergo mandatory quarantine for 14 days.  This decision will be reviewed regularly and the public will be informed accordingly.

The forty-seven countries are as follows:

Asian and Pacific Region

  1. China
  2. Republic of Korea
  3. Japan
  4. Malaysia
  5. Australia
  6. Singapore
  7. Philippines
  8. Indonesia
  9. Thailand
  10. India

European Region

  1. Italy
  2. Spain
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Switzerland
  6. The United Kingdom
  7. Netherlands
  8. Norway
  9. Austria
  10. Belgium
  11. Sweden
  12. Denmark
  13. Czechia
  14. Greece
  15. Portugal
  16. Israel
  17. Finland
  18. Slovenia
  19. Ireland
  20. Estonia
  21. Iceland
  22. Romania
  23. Poland
  24. San Marino

Eastern Mediterranean Region

  1. Islamic Republic of Iran
  2. Qatar
  3. Bahrain
  4. Pakistan
  5. Egypt
  6. Saudi Arabia
  7. Kuwait
  8. Iraq
  9. Lebanon

Americas

  1. United States of America
  2. Canada
  3. Brazil
  4. Chile

Sanna Camara

Media Officer

Office of The President

Republic of The Gambia

Office: +220 422 8788

Cell: +220 3410006

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