Somalia Imposes Curfew to Curb COVID-19 Pandemic

The city of Mogadishu.

Somalia's government has imposed a night curfew in the country's capital of Mogadishu in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus, according to local news outlets.

The curfew will commence from 15th April 2020 and will be imposed from the hours of 8 pm to 5 am.

The restrictions come after two deaths and over twenty COVID-19 cases were recorded.

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