Lebanon extends curfew amid spike in coronavirus cases

Lebanon extends curfew amid spike in coronavirus cases
# 11 May 2020 16:12 (UTC +04:00)

Lebanon extended a night curfew on Sunday amid a rise in the number of coronavirus infections in the country, APA reports citing Anadolu.  

In a statement, Interior Minister Mohamed Fahmi said the curfew will start from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. local time (1600-0200 GMT).

The move came as Lebanese health authorities confirmed 36 new virus infections in the country on Sunday, taking the total cases to 845.

So far, 26 people have died from the disease.

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