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|2020 coronavirus pandemic in Djibouti|
|First outbreak||Wuhan, Hubei, China|
|Arrival date||14 March 2020|
(2 weeks and 6 days)
Several major world powers have a military presence in Djibouti, including China, France, Italy, Japan, and the United States. The country's first confirmed case was a member of the Spanish military, and the entire unit was quarantined at the French military base in Djibouti.
On 15 March, Djibouti announced that all commercial passenger flights would be suspended starting March 18. Trains have also been stopped.The World Health Organization has provided personal protective equipment to Djibouti.
On 18 March, the first case in Djibouti was confirmed, a member of the Spanish Special Forces who arrived on 14 March for Operation Atalanta and tested positive on 17 March. The infected soldier did not interact with the local population, and Spain announced that the team would be repatriated.
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