The first confirmed cases was reported on March 17, 2020. Since early May, the authorities stopped reporting new cases. The authorities banned large gatherings (except for worship), suspended attendance to schools and educational institutions, cancelled international flights, and mandated the wearing of face masks in Dar Es Salaam.
Reopening of the economy. On May 18, 2020, the authorities lifted the suspension of international flights into and out of Tanzania. Effective June 1, 2020, the authorities allowed the opening of upper-secondary and tertiary schools and the resumption of sport activities and events. On June 29, 2020 all other educational institutions reopened. As a result, all the restrictions due to COVID-19 have been lifted by July 2020.