In Mali, the first confirmed case was on March 24th, 2020, which was relatively late compared to neighboring countries. Despite the government introducing several preventive containment measures. Such as the closure of land borders, a curfew from 9:00 pm to 5:00 am the suspension of all public gatherings, the prohibition of social, sports, cultural and political gatherings of more than 50 people. Since October, there has been a recent acceleration in positive cases. The country went from around 15 new cases a day to over 100 cases at the end-December 2020.