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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Senegal
Data Last Updated: September 03, 2020

General Information

Partially Open

Senegal resumed international flights on July 15, four months after shutting air traffic due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Passengers  are required to provide proof that they have tested negative for the virus within the past 7 days.

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Mask Requirement

Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and all outdoor areas.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

Authorities in Senegal have lifted the ongoing state of emergency and the associated 2300-0500 curfew as part of the easing of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)-related restrictions.

The use of facemasks in public places remains compulsory and markets must be closed for one day a week for cleaning.

Airlines & Transport

International flights have resumed from July 15; however, land and sea borders remain closed indefinitely.

Freight transport via land and sea routes is likely to continue but would be subject to increased screening.

Other travel measures, including restrictions on public transport, inter-regional travel, and domestic flights, had been eased earlier in June. 

Status of Opening to Tourists

Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days

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Information for Non-Tourists

All travelers to Senegal over the age of two years must present an original COVID-19 test certificate showing a negative result. 

The test must occur within seven days of entry into Senegal, and be issued by a laboratory approved for such testing or a recognized international health organization.

Travelers transiting Senegal must also show such proof if they will be present in Senegal more than 24 hours or wish to exit the airport.

If unable to obtain a COVID-19 test, travelers to Senegal must submit a statement that they have no symptoms associated with COVID-19 and have not been in contact with a COVID-19 patient. Such travelers will be required to undergo a risk assessment by airport health officials, and will be required to undergo a COVID-19 test at the airport if deemed necessary by health officials.  Costs of any screening or tests are the responsibility of the traveler.  

Travelers who test positive or with obvious COVID-19 symptoms must complete an additional medical form provided by airport health service personnel and may be subject to additional requirements, including quarantine, as determined by health officials. 

42,677

Cases

1,159

Deaths

2,485

Cases Per Million
Recovering Well From COVID-19

Graph of COVID-19 Cases In Last 30 Days
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