09 March 2020 – Entry restrictions extended to those arriving from France and Germany

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Type of Intervention: Travel restriction
Sectors Involved: Airport restriction
Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Government extended entry restrictions to passengers who stopped or come from France and Germany, due to the high number of coronavirus cases in those countries. However, there is no immigration restriction for people from the United States, where until yesterday there were 400 cases in 32 States and 11 deaths. As preventive measures, the Stop Over program of the Ministry of Tourism, which takes place at the airport, is also suspended, which allows temporary entry into the country during long flight stops.
Full details here: https://www.elsalvador.com/eldiariodehoy/coronavirus-aeropuerto-internacional-de-el-salvador/693742/2020/