Angola: COVID-19 - Exceptional Flights Brought to a Halt

Luanda — Multi-sector Commission for Prevention and Combat of Covid-19 Tuesday announced the end to the exceptional flights, three days after the cordon sanitaire had been lifted, in this second round of the State of Emergency in the country.

The move allowed the return of people who were caught out of their areas of residence when the State of Emergency came into force on 27 March.

As for Cabinda, the statement reached Angop, said that the action enabled more than 1,300 passengers to move from Luanda to the northern province and vice versa. Initially, 80 were planned.

The cordon sanitaire has been put back in place throughout Angola on Tuesday, as part of ongoing lockdown declared by the president of Republic

With this measure that will cease at 11:59 pm on 25 April this year, people are banned from leaving the province where they are during the national lockdown period.

The cordon had been lifted by the government on 11 April for three days to allow the return of people who were caught out of their areas of residence when the State of Emergency came into force on 27 March.

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