31 March 2020 – Sierra Leone reports first confirmed case of COVID-19

Type of Intervention: Other Announcment
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Significant events; First cases or deaths
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The president led the decision to announce the first case of covid19. The leading implementation is Rtd Bridagier Kellie Hassan Conteh he is in charge of covid19 in sierra leone

Overview: Sierra Leone reports first confirmed case of COVID-19
Full details here: https://www.afro.who.int/news/sierra-leone-confirms-first-case-covid-19

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government
Evidence/Justification: Context: When we have our first case of covid19 there was a lots of comment around people don’t belived easily not until when we had our second confirm case which was a medical doctor there people confirmed that Corona virus existing in Sierra Leone
Just after our second case then government announced lockdown for three days within the three days we had another cases then government announced 14 days partial lockdown within inter district