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|2020 coronavirus pandemic in Equatorial Guinea|
|First outbreak||Wuhan, China|
|Arrival date||14 March 2020|
(2 weeks and 5 days)
Equatorial Guinea has a weak healthcare system, leaving it vulnerable to an outbreak.
On March 22, the country declared a state of alarm, which was needed to facilitate the mobilization of economic and material resources needed to stem the spread of coronavirus. A special emergency fund was also created to curb the virus.
As of March 24, there were 9 cases in the country, all imported. There were no confirmed cases of community spread in the country at the time.
The Africa Oil & Investment Forum was postponed.
The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons waived fees for service companies in order to alleviate the economic fallout from the pandemic.
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