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Tunisia reduces overnight curfew

Tunisia reduces overnight curfew

TUNISIA reduced its night curfew yesterday, a day after President Kais Saied requested a review of the measure to avoid the loss of thousands of jobs in the month of Ramadan. ''The curfew will start 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.,'' Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi told reporters, reducing it from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Mechichi's government has announced tougher curfew restrictions on Wednesday to combat a surge in new coronavirus cases.
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Tunisia to review curfew

Tunisia to review curfew

TUNISIA’S government will review the 7 pm curfew it has brought in to slow COVID-19 infections, after the president and a powerful labour union said it would hit shops, cafes and restaurants in the month of Ramadan that starts next week. "The measures will be subject to study after the request of the president, who called for a review of the nightly curfew," Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi said. The intervention of President Kais Saied and the UGTT union followed a gathering of hundreds of workers in the city of Sousse who said they would keep shops and cafes open, and…
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