Madagascar re-imposes lockdown as cases of covid-19 increase. The Analamanga region is returning to full lockdown from Monday to July 20th. Limiting only one person per household to go out into the street between 6 am and 12 pm.
Madagascar re-imposes lockdown
The Antananarivo of Madagascar has been placed into a new full lockdown following a rapid surge of the virus infections in the capital. The presidency announces on Sunday.
The region of Analamanga where the capital is located is returning to full lockdown,” the presidency said in a statement on Sunday morning.
There shall be no movement within the region starting from Monday to July 20th.
A curfew has been implemented in the Analamanga region. No one is allowed to roam the area. All movements will be restricted to one person from each household to go out between the hour of 6am to 12pm midnight everyday.
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Measures have been taken “because of the spread of the epidemic and the increase of COVID-19 cases,”.
The lockdown which have been eased for two months due to the reduced confirmed cases of covid-19, Madagascar has in recent days seen an exponential rise in daily cases, rising to a record of 216 cases on Saturday.
The recent record came after 675 people were tested.
So far there have been nearly 24,000 experiments on the poor island.
The nation had a estimated 2,728 cases by Sunday, including 29 deaths since the Indian ocean island first identified the virus on March 20. According to channels
Madagascar has only 26 deaths and roundly more than 2k cases and decided to re-imposes lockdown..
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Both policy meetings must now be held by video conferencing, with court sessions suspended.