Jordan has introduced a nationwide curfew, authorities spokesperson Amjad al-Adaileh mentioned on Friday, the newest transfer geared toward stopping the unfold of the novel coronavirus.
The curfew will go into impact at 7 a.m (0500 GMT) on Saturday and keep in impact till additional discover.
All retailers can be closed. On Tuesday, the federal government will permit some retailers to open at sure occasions so individuals should purchase their fundamental wants, al-Adaileh mentioned.
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Violating the curfew is punishable with as much as one yr in jail.
Jordan, which has introduced 69 confirmed Coronavirus circumstances, declared a state of emergency on Tuesday as a part of a sequence of measures geared toward stopping an outbreak of the virus.
Army forces have been deployed at entrances and exits of cities, private and non-private establishments have been shut down and suspended all flights to and from the nation. (dpa/NAN)