Timor-Leste without active cases of new Coronavirus

Fri. 15 of May of 2020, 16:42h

Sérgio Lobo, Spokesperson of the Integrated Crisis Management Center (CIGC), released today, May 15, 2020, the results recorded so far in Timor-Leste, regarding the new coronavirus, in a press conference, held in Dili Convention Center.

So far, there have been 24 confirmed positive cases of people infected with the new Coronavirus and four probable cases.

There are no active cases of COVID-19, all patients (24 confirmed positive cases and four probable cases) have recovered.

A result of the test of 435 suspected cases is still awaited and 855 were negative.

A total of 41 people are in compulsory confinement and 3 people are in self-quarantine. 2238 citizens have already completed the fourteen-day quarantine period.


Protect yourself and your loved ones from #COVID19 with these simple measures:

✅ Clean your hands often

✅ Cough and sneeze in your bent elbow - not on your hands!

✅ Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth

✅ Limit social gatherings and time spent in crowded places

✅ Avoid close contact with anyone who is sick

✅ Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces


Informative posters on measures to implement the state of emergency










COVID-19 related legislation


  • Government Decree N.º 8/2020, Abril 30                                                                                              Measures for the Implementation of the Declaration of State of Emergency introduced by Decree of the President of the Republic n.o 32/2020, de 27 de abril


  • Decree-Law Nº15/2020, of April 30                                                                                                           Monetary support for households during the COVID-19 pandemic


  • Decree-Law Nº16/2020, of April 30                                                                                                          Employment support measures during the COVID-19 pandemic


  • Decree-Law nº 17/2020, of April 30                                                                                                            Creates a remuneration supplement for officials, agents and public administration workers who provide their professional activity in COVID-19 prevention or control services or under conditions of direct exposure to the SARS-Cov2 virus