Extraordinary Meeting of the Council of Ministers on December 29, 2020

Press release Extraordinary Meeting of the Council of Ministers on December 29, 2020 Spokesperson’s Office The Council of Ministers met at the Government Palace in Dili and approved the draft Government Decree, presented by the acting Prime Minister, José Maria dos Reis, regarding the first amendment to Government Decree no. 18/2020, of 3 December on …

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Timor-Leste reports 4 new COVID-19 infections

DILI, 24 december 2020 (TATOLI)– Timor-Leste registered a record seven new covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide totally to nine, the country’s health authorities said, Thursday. Minister of Health, Odete Maria Freitas Belo said, these patients have transferred to the Vera Cruz Dili Isolation Center and Oe-Cusse Isolation Center. Read More

Government decides to close the borders until January 2021

DILI, 24 december 2020 (TATOLI)—The Vice-Minister of Interior, António Armindo, said the Government has decided to temporarily close the Airport and the land border since the country has been detected 9 cases of covid-19 infections. According to him the Government will reactivate the borders in January 2021. Read More

Coronavirus: one new COVID-19 case detected at Timor-Leste Quarantine site

The Government’s Ministry of Health on Wednesday said that another visiting foreign citizen has tested positive for coronavirus, and the has been transfered to Vera-Cruz Isolation Center for the treatment. She said there was no symptom of COVID-19 confirmed in the patient but the result show the patient is positive to COVID-19. During the outbreak …

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COVID-19 Timor-Leste