12 March 2020 – PPE provided to all regions

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Executive Order, Guidance, Regulation
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Education and awareness; Finance policy and financial aid; Aid distributed to community groups
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Decision : Ministry of Health
Intervention implementation : National committee for epidemic management (CNGE)

Overview: Providing all regions with protection and detection equipment and equipment;
Exchange meeting with press owners on COVID-19;

target : government and populations

intended effect : coordination of ripost, informations and sensibilisation
Full details here: http://www.sante.gouv.sn/sites/default/Sitrep3covid-19.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Advice of EXTERNAL group of non-academics (e.g. business or community leaders), Learning from other jurisdictions, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report), Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic, National – government, National – other
Evidence/Justification: Cumulative of 06 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Senegal, including 5 imported cases (1st confirmed case dated
03/02/2020) and 1 case with local transmission;

100% (66/66) of the high-risk contacts were seen in the past 24 hours;
39% (178/456) of the lower risk contacts were seen in the past 24 hours;

Continued training of providers on the early warning system, case investigation, isolation
and taking samples;