Speech by Ibrahima Kassory FOFANA, Prime Minister, Head of Government: Economic response plan to the COVID-19 health crisis

My dear compatriots,

It is with seriousness that I address you today, on behalf of the Head of State and the Government of the Republic.

Indeed, our country, Guinea, like other nations, is experiencing a dramatic health crisis, linked to the coronavirus or COVID-19, which is spreading with dizzying speed, mourning families, disrupting lifestyles and slows down economic activity.

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COVID-19 economic response plan

Conakry on, April 6, 2020- We ask you to find below, the entire Guinea Economic Response Plan to Covid-19.

This plan, which received the approval of the President of the Republic, is broken down into 30 flagship measures for a total cost of nearly 3.5 trillion Guinean francs.

Download the entire Guinea Economic Response Plan to Covid-19 by clicking   here

The Government Communication Unit

Restriction Imposed by Guinea Government

  • International restrictions:

    The country’s land and maritime borders are closed, and all international flights are suspended- humanitarian flights are excempt- until further notice. On 27 March the President announced a state of emergency, closing the borders. Quarantine measures were in force when the airport was open and those passengers showing coronavirus symptoms were taken to a government quarantine facility. COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country.
    Public health requirements for humanitarian flighs [https://humanitarianbooking.wfp.org/en/wfp-aviation/]

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Conakry, April 14, 2020 – As part of response activities against COVID-19, the ANSS carried out screening tests on His Excellency the Prime Minister, Head of Government as well as on all of his cabinet and the civilian and military personnel of the Prime Minister’s office, April 6, 7 and 8, 2020.

The test of his SEM Prime Minister Dr Ibrahima Kassory Fofana and several of his main collaborators turned out negative.

Only two of them tested positive for COVID-19.

They were immediately taken care of by the ANSS services according to the protocol in force.

The Prime Minister reminds everyone of the importance of barrier gestures and invites the population to follow the instructions issued by the World Health Organization, the Government and the health authorities at all levels.

The Prime Minister wishes a speedy recovery to all Covid 19 patients.

The communication service of the Prime Minister 

Transmitted by the Government Communication Unit

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