Egypt imposes nightly curfews to curb COVID-19 spread

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Egypt has declared a curfew starting from Wednesday, March 25) to counter the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The north African country is one of the most impacted on the continent.

Schools and universities, which were shut on March 14 for two weeks, will be extended for a further two weeks.

Announcing the new measures, Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly said: “We announce a (nightly) curfew on public movement on all public roads starting from 7 p.m. Wednesday (1700GMT) until 6 a.m. the next…

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