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Covid-19: Angola restricts movement from 06am-10 pm

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 13:46 - Updated Sat, 24 Oct 2020 14:00

Circulation of individuals and vehicles prohibited

Photo: Pedro Parente

Luanda - Circulation of individuals and vehicles will be prohibited from 06 am to 10 pm, during a period running from 00h00 of October 24 to 22 November.

This is in the light of the new Presidential Decree, that extends the Situation of Public Calamity for another 30-day period.

Unnecessary movement of people will remained prohibited between 10 pm and 5 am, and those who fail to comply with the rules will face heavy fine, said Friday the minister of State and Head of Civil Affairs Office to the President, Adão de Almeida.

Speaking during a press conference, due to the increase in the covid-19 cases, in the last 15 days, the official said that the numbers represent 30 per cent of the 8,500 infected people.