COVID-19: Equatorial Guinea Resumes Domestic Flights

Authorities in Equatorial Guinea Yesterday announced the resumption of domestic flights from June 15.

This announcement forms part of the framework to ease some measures and restrictions implemented to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease.

Authorities said all international flights are suspended until further notice and will release more information on the possible easing of restrictions in the coming days.

while a state of emergency has been in place until at June 15. Measures that remain in place include:

  • The country’s land borders and maritime ports of entry remain closed to passenger travel indefinitely.
  • All international commercial and private passenger flights remain suspended. Freight and humanitarian flights are exempt. Intermittent repatriation flights from Malabo International Airport (SSG) are ongoing.
  • Authorities have prohibited all mass gatherings of more than 10 people, including weddings and sporting events.
  • All Equatorial Guinean diplomatic missions abroad have suspended the issuance of entry visas.
  • There is a nationwide stay-at-home order. Exceptions are in place for essential services, such as food provision and healthcare. Persons who need to leave their homes must obtain permission from the president of their neighborhood community.
  • Restrictions on inter-district movement are in effect countrywide, except for essential purposes.
  • Authorities have suspended all bus transport.

All restrictions and recommendations are subject to amendment at short notice in response to government reviews; officials could expand their response in the coming weeks, particularly if COVID-19 activity increases in the country.

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