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Ethiopia closes all its borders to prevent COVID-19 spread

By: Mo Duale

Ethiopia closed all its borders to prevent the spread of COVID19, state TV quoted Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as saying.

According to Addisstandard, This is besides the 14-day mandatory quarantine for air travelers arriving in Ethiopia effective today. The government has also allocated 5 billion Ethiopia birr to combat the spread.

Ethiopia closes all its borders to prevent COVID-19 spread

Addisstandard Added “Two key points from PM Abiy’s meeting with heads of the security on COVID19:

Government institutions to facilitate working from home options on a case by case bases for some employees.

ENDF to halt the mov’t of people along all borders, with the exception of incoming essential goods.

This is a developing story, Please check back at the Horndiplomat for Updates.

Via-Horn Diplomat

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