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Partial lockdown broadened to all provinces, schedule extended in others as of Sunday

Published on : Saturday, 04 April 2020 21:19   Read : 10 time(s)
Partial lockdown broadened to all provinces, schedule extended in others as of Sunday

ALGIERS-The measure of partial lockdown will be broadened to all provinces of the country except the province of Blida (total lockdown), while the hourly volume of partial lockdown will be extended from 3 p.m. to 7 a.m. for other nine provinces from tomorrow Sunday, the Prime Minister's office announced in a statement.

"Pursuant to the directives of the President of the Republic, and in accordance with Executive Decrees Nos 20-69, 20-70 and 20-72 as well as the organizational arrangements initiated for their implementation under measures to prevent and fight against the spread of the coronavirus "COVID-19", Prime Minister Abdelaziz DJERAD, issued, on Saturday, 4 April 2020, an executive decree containing the following provisions.

"The extension of the measure of partial lockdown to all provinces of the country, expect the province of Blida which remains on total lockdown. The partial lockdown measure takes effect from 07:00 p.m. to 07:00 a.m. in all the new provinces targeted, i.e. thirty-eight (38).”

The decree also provides for "the adaptation of partial lockdown according to the risks of propagation of the virus, in view of the epidemiology reported by the Ministry. In this regard, the schedule has been extended, i.e. from 03:00 p.m. to 07:00 a.m. for the nine (9) following provinces: Algiers, Oran, Bejaia, Sétif, Tizi-Ouzou, Tipaza, Tlemcen, Aïn Defla and Médéa.”

The same source said that "the new measures of partial lockdown will take effect as of Sunday, 5 April 2020 and will remain in force until Sunday 19 April 2020.”

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Partial lockdown broadened to all provinces, schedule extended in others as of Sunday