Coronavirus: Madagascar Returns To Full Lockdown Amid Growing Instances

Coronavirus: Madagascar Returns To Full Lockdown Amid Growing Instances

A brand new outbreak of Coronavirus circumstances has led the Malagasy authorities to position the capital Antananarivo beneath a brand new lock, two months after the comfort of restrictions, the presidency introduced on Sunday.

“The Analamanga area (beneath which the capital is situated) has returned to finish containment, ” the presidency mentioned in a press release. Based on the identical press launch, no site visitors shall be approved in or out of the area from Monday till July 20 and a strict curfew shall be imposed on those that flow into on the road. “Just one particular person per family is allowed to exit on the road between 6:00 (04:00 GMT) and 12:00 (10:00 GMT),” the assertion mentioned.

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The measures have been taken “because of the unfold of the epidemic and the rise in circumstances of COVID-19,” added the presidential doc. Used to recording dozens of circumstances of coronavirus per day, Madagascar has seen an exponential enhance in every day numbers in latest days, reaching a document 216 circumstances on Saturday. The final depend got here after 675 individuals have been examined. Up to now, almost 24,000 checks have been carried out on the impoverished island with a complete of two,941 confirmed circumstances of coronavirus on your entire massive island.

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