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Cape Verde raises emergency
President Jorge Carlos Fonseca abolishes the state of emergency introduced to
fight the spread of the new corona virus. In the past, gradual relief has been
made. The authorities now allow the country's markets to reopen, while the
beaches are still to be closed. International air traffic is scheduled to resume
in July. Only the island of Santiago, where the capital Praia is located, still
has active cases of covid-19. In total, the country has had 390 confirmed cases
of the disease and four deaths.
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The first death in covid-19 in Cape Verde
24th of March
Cape Verde gets its first death in covid-19, a British tourist who came to
the country on March 9 and fell ill a week later. A further two cases of
covid-19 have been reported in Cape Verde, in both cases it is tourists who have
Cape Verde stops flights from abroad
Cape Verde is now canceling all flights from countries that are severely
affected by the ongoing corona pandemic, which applies to Portugal as well as
other affected European countries, the USA, Brazil, Senegal and Nigeria. Already
on February 27, traffic from Italy was interrupted. The crisis risks hitting the
country whose economy is dependent on tourism. As yet, no cases of covid-19
disease have been reported from the country.