Many African countries have announced they will ease their current COVID-19 restrictions in light of the improved pandemic situation on the continent.
A ministerial meeting hosted by the government of Niger decided that those who can provide a negative nucleic acid test report or vaccination certificate within a specified period of time can be exempted from the seven-day home quarantine after entering the country.
The Algerian government announced that starting Sunday, people who submit a negative nucleic acid test report or vaccination certificate within a specified period of time will be exempted from nucleic acid testing when entering the county.
In addition, Zimbabwe and Kenya are carrying out various marketing campaigns to reboot the tourism sector with promising recovery.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached nearly 11 300 000 cases as of Sunday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
Reported deaths in Africa reached more than 250 000.