COVID-19: Morocco imposes night curfew during Ramadan

COVID-19: Morocco imposes night curfew during Ramadan

Morocco announced it will be imposing a night curfew between 7:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. during Ramadan, which starts in the Kingdom on Saturday April 25.

The Interior Ministry said in a press release that decision is part of the strengthening of the health emergency measures during the holy month.

The Interior ministry stressed that citizens are strictly prohibited from leaving their homes or moving around in public spaces during this time whether on foot or on board any transport vehicles. The curfew does not apply to people working in vital and essential sectors and activities.

During the night curfew, the exceptional authorizations issued by local authorities or by the public and private sectors to their staff will not be applicable, the Ministry said.

Any violation of the new ban will be subjected to penalties.

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