August 12, 2020

Peru reimposes Sunday curfews to stop virus spike

Lima (AFP) – Peru will re-impose a ban on people leaving their homes on Sundays and outlaw family parties in an effort to curb its resurgent coronavirus outbreak, President Martin Vizcarra said Wednesday.Since the government started lifting containment measures on July 1, the number of daily new cases has more than doubled from 3,300 to 7,000.”We have to take a step back in the measures we were relaxing,” said Vizcarra. “From this Sunday the mandatory curfew will return on a national level.”The president blamed family social gatherings for “generating this spike in infections” and said they ar…

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