List of African countries that have shut down their borders

Countries around the world are increasingly adopting sweeping measures to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, including shutting down airports, imposing travel restrictions and completely sealing their borders.

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In Brief

– Below is a list of African countries that have taken such measures in recent days. 

Countries around the world are increasingly adopting sweeping measures to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, including shutting down airports, imposing travel restrictions and completely sealing their borders.

The outbreak of the coronavirus has been labelled a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Below is a list of African countries that have taken such measures in recent days. Travellers should visit government websites for updated information and more details.

African countries that have fully closed off its borders;

  1. Cameroon

2. Ghana

3. Sudan

4. Libya

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5. Egypt

6. Tunisia

7. Nigeria

African countries that have partially closed down their borders

1. South Africa

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2. Nigeria

3. Togo

4. Tanzania

5. Mali

6. Mauritius

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7. Algeria

8. Morocco

9. Madagascar

10. Kenya


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