State of emergency extended amid record daily COVID cases

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 07-01-2021 16:00:00 · 0 Comments

An extension of the state of emergency has been approved

An extension of the state of emergency has been approved as the daily number of COVID-19 cases reached a record high of 10,027, putting increasing pressure on the health system. To tackle the outbreak, lawmakers gave the green light to an extension of a state of emergency, which ends on Thursday, for an additional week. Measures include an overnight curfew from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. and a half-day lockdown, from 1 p.m. to 5 a.m., over the weekend across many of the country’s municipalities.



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