Corona in Tanzania

Stand: 21.03.2020

[ Mo 16.03. ]
The first corona case in Tanzania was reported.

A Tanzanian woman returning from Belgium was scanned at Kilimanjaro International Airport but had no signs, Later, however, she felt ill and then went to the hospital, where the test was positive. (The East African, March 16, 2020)

[ Wed Mar 18 ]
Two more cases were added in Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar. The German and the American citizen had tested positive for Corona. As a result, all schools and universities in the country were closed.

[ Thu Mar 19 ]
Two other Corona infections from people who entered Europe and South Africa, respectively. Two rappers from the Bongo scene have become infected. They were located in Dar es Salam. Rapper Mwana FA returned from South Africa and went into self-quarantine at home.

The second case involves the manager of the Bongo Star Diamond Plantnumz, on March 17, who had already entered the country and is in the hospital. Both are doing well and went public with their test results. (The Citizen Dar es Salaam, March 19)

Another case has been reported to WHO, but it is not publicly known who it is.

As of today, Friday, a total of 6 cases have been reported. All cases were imported from abroad. At the moment 112 people who have had contact with the infected are being examined and quarantined.