On Monday, panic buyers hurried to local supermarkets after the government held a meeting to discuss a tighter lockdown, including the shut down of all kinds of businesses.
Long lines formed outside chain supermarkets, as fear reached unprecedented high levels upon the people.
Caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab said on Monday that the country has entered a “very critical zone” in the battle against the coronavirus. In consequence, his government officially announced that they will be tightening the nationwide lockdown announced last week.
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