BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:50 P.M.) – The Syrian government announced the imposition of a night curfew on the entire country beginning tomorrow, Wednesday March 25th.

According to a statement from the Syrian government, the curfew will take place from 6 P.M. to 6 A.M. each night and will continue until further notice.

The Syrian government has recently stepped up their efforts to curb a potential coronavirus outbreak in the country by closing its borders, halting foreign flights, and imposing this latest curfew.

Syria currently has one confirmed case of a coronavirus infection, but the country only has 1,200 test kits necessary to determine whether a patient has the illness or not.

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Curfew is useless, moreover, as only 15% of a population is nocturnal, there is less spread at night than during the day (!), what is needed is confinement. Wearing maks and gloves and avoiding as much as possible socialisation with anyone. Just maintaining basic needs (food, water, energy, etc), closing schools, etc etc etc. Anyone with the vir must be put in isolation, tests shall be held on anyone who was in contact … Exactly as it was done in China and more recently in the EU. There are no other ways to fight a pandemic as long there ain’t… Read more »

Thats not the well well known for deades and more standard advice against attacks by virus and bakterias at all. The advice is spreading out as much as possible and having as few people fx in the streets as possible. This nasty one spread by body contact. So no body contact or inddirect contact. Wash hands before You go out and when You come home. Delay cough if You can too. I am no doctor, but thats how it is. It very simple advices. The difficult thing is to keep them. The more keeping it the less will be hit… Read more »