Thanks to the sharp decline of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, Malian Prime Minister Boubou Cissé announced this Friday that the air and land borders of Mali will reopen on 25 and 31 July respectively.Par Xinhua News Agency
This reopening of air and land borders will be accompanied by preventive measures to prevent the spread of the disease.
A series of measures were also announced to strengthen reception procedures in the country, including the presentation of a certificate of non-contagion, the mandatory wearing of the mask, a test on arrival and even possible containment.
In addition, additional thermal cameras for body temperature capture were installed at Bamako International Airport.
Under the Prime Minister’s decree, the usual working hours, from 08:00 to 16:00, will also be reinstated from 1 August, ending the alternation of working days.
It should be noted that the country recorded 9 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday out of 381 samples taken in the last 24 hours.
To date, this West African country has 2,503 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 123 deaths and 1,901 cured, since 25 March.
The state of health emergency declared on 25 March in Mali is still maintained, while the curfew has been lifted. The wearing of the mask is mandatory in all public places. F
Source: Xinhua News Agency