This publication comprises a listing of measures that COMESA Member States have put in place to contain the spread of the Corona virus. They cover trade facilitation and support to businesses, protection of the vulnerable from the impact of the spread of the virus and other relevant measures. It also includes the support received from the international community Aid agencies. A trendline on the number of cases reported has also been included as well as the contacts of the focal points in the Ministries that coordinate COMESA activities in Member States.
This document is updated on a regular basis to take into account the new measures that governments are putting in place in response to the changing circumstances. The data and information are drawn from monitoring press briefings of the national COVID-19 response taskforces and other open sources.