As of Thursday, March 26th, the Lebanese Cabinet has extended the nationwide lockdown for another 15 days. Along with this decision, the Cabinet has announced a new nightly curfew to limit the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
The nightly curfew will start at 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. and will be implemented as of Friday, March 27th. This is meant to guarantee that people confine themselves at home and only leave the house if extremely necessary, like needing medical care or leaving early for work.
Moreover, according to The National, the government announced that “all shops and institutions must be closed between 5 pm and 7 am in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus.”
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