Jordan initiates the curfew with the sound of sirens

Jordan is on Saturday morning, Danish time initiated a national curfew, which the country's ten million residents ordered to stay indoors. It is done in an a

Jordan initiates the curfew with the sound of sirens

Jordan is on Saturday morning, Danish time initiated a national curfew, which the country's ten million residents ordered to stay indoors. It is done in an a

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
21 mart 2020 Saturday 03:00
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Jordan initiates the curfew with the sound of sirens

Jordan is on Saturday morning, Danish time initiated a national curfew, which the country's ten million residents ordered to stay indoors.

It is done in an attempt to contain the spread of the coronavirus in the country.

the Ban has been initiated with the sound of sirens, informs the witnesses and the officials in Jordan to news agency Reuters.

It remains to be seen how long the curfew will last. So far sounds the message that it is an indefinite period of time.

the Curfew means that you are not allowed to move outside unless you need to buy essential goods or medicines.

Anyone who violates the ban can be punished with imprisonment of up to one year, informs Jordan's military.

Thousands of soldiers have been put on the streets in the capital Amman and several other cities in Jordan to ensure that the ban is complied with.

Jordan has closed its borders to Syria, Iraq, Egypt and Israel. In addition, the country has suspended all flights both in and out of the country since Tuesday.

Jordan's king Abdullah has adopted a law on state of emergency which gives the government the power to establish a military controlled curfew and other measures, which may restrict the civil and political rights in the country.

the Curfew in Jordan has been introduced, after that the officials have criticized the population to continue to gather in large groups.

It came to pass in spite of the authorities ' recommendation to stay at home as well as a ban on assemblies and the repatriation of all public and private employees.

Jordanian minister of health, Saad Jaber, said Friday that Jordan had 85 smittetilfælde. It was clear, after the authorities had recorded 15 new cases in the past day.

Updated: 21.03.2020 03:00
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