Senegal bans EU nationals after being blacklistedChristian Fernsby ▼ | July 4, 2020
Senegal announced Friday it will not re-open its airspace to EU travelers after the bloc did not include it on a list of “safe” states due to the coronavirus, according media reports.
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The EU'S list included only the African nations of Rwanda, Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria, according to the website.
Dakar declared a ban on travelers from the EU states Wednesday, issued by Minister of Tourism and Air Transport Alioune Sarr without providing further details.
Gabon also issued a similar ban on EU citizens. Senegal confirmed 7,054 COVID-19 cases with 125 deaths, according to data compiled by US-based John Hopkins University. ■