02 March 2020 – First confirmed case of COVID-19

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement, Announcement of 1st Covid19 case in Senegal
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Significant events; First cases or deaths
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Decision maker: Ministry of Health
Intervention implementation : National Committee for the Management of Epidemics (CNGE)

Overview: Intervention : Press point by the Minister of Health and Social Action on the First confirmed case of Coronavirus in Senegal.
Target : government and public
Intended effect : information and advice
Full details here: http://www.sante.gouv.sn/sites/default/comcovid19.pdf

Other links: 1
Type of Justification: Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report), clinic and laboratory test
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: 1st covid19 confirmed case is an imported confirmed case by a french person travelling from Paris to Senegal