Saint Lazare Cemetery in Sengal's Capital, Dakar.

Senegal’s Archdiocese of Dakar Modifies Schedule for Burials Amid COVID-19

Mar 31, 2020

With 162 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the West African nation of Senegal, the Archdiocese of Dakar has adjusted schedules for burials at in the two Catholic cemeteries to take place “only in the morning” to allow the staff enough time to meet a curfew deadline, one of the measures put in place to avoid the spread of the virus that has claimed at least 37,815 lives across the globe.