Meeting of the Council of Ministers on September 8, 2021
The Council of Ministers met in the Auditorium of the Ministry of Finance, in Dili and, after analyzing the presentation of the country’s epidemiological situation , made by the coordinators of the Situation Room of the Integrated Center for Crisis Management (CIGC), it decided :
- lift the imposition of General Mandatory Confinement (lockdown) of the population of the Municipality of Dili, as of 23:59 on September 9, 2021.
- maintain the imposition of a sanitary fence in the Municipalities of Baucau, Covalima, Dili and Ermera, until September 22, 2021; and
- lifting the imposition of a sanitary fence in the areas covered by the Naimeco suco, in the administrative post of Pante Macassar, and by the Bobometo suco, in the administrative post of Oesilo, both in the Special Administrative Region of Oe-Cusse Ambeno, from 23:59 on the day September 8, 2021.
- The imposition of a sanitary fence in the Municipality of Manufahi, in force until September 15, 2021, has not changed.
Thus, the prohibition of entry and exit from the municipalities of Baucau, Covalima, Dili, Ermera and Manufahi is maintained, except for reasons of public safety, public health, humanitarian assistance, maintenance of public supply systems or public interest. This ban does not apply to people who can prove complete vaccination (two doses) against COVID-19, as well as children under six years of age who accompany them .