Covid-19: Public Calamity Situation extended for a further 30 days

  • Angolan President, João Lourenço
Luanda - Angolan head of State João Lourenço announced on Friday, 09 April, that the current Public Calamity Situation is being extended for an additional 30 days, until 10 May this year.

The decision is part of Presidential decree that comes into force from the midnight of 11 April, which recommends the immunisation of the frontline workers.

 

They feature the sectors of health and education, as well as defence and security forces.

 

Other professionals include those named by the health authorities via vaccination.

 

People aged 60 or older, with chronic disease, obesity and pregnant women are subject to special protection.

 

The decree also defines the functioning rules of the public and private services and of the social equipment during this period.

 

The decree also recommends classes in person, both in public and private education institutions, covering all education levels, including the international schools operating in the Angolan territory.

 

It was also decided that the cordon sanitaire should remain in the province of Luanda, to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

The decision is part of Presidential decree that comes into force from the midnight of 11 April, which recommends the immunisation of the frontline workers.

 

They feature the sectors of health and education, as well as defence and security forces.

 

Other professionals include those named by the health authorities via vaccination.

 

People aged 60 or older, with chronic disease, obesity and pregnant women are subject to special protection.

 

The decree also defines the functioning rules of the public and private services and of the social equipment during this period.

 

The decree also recommends classes in person, both in public and private education institutions, covering all education levels, including the international schools operating in the Angolan territory.

 

It was also decided that the cordon sanitaire should remain in the province of Luanda, to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission.