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Egypt imposes night-time curfew for two weeks: PM

25 Mar 2020, 04:11 GMT+10

Egypt is to impose a night-time curfew for two weeks to contain the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli announced on Tuesday.

"Movement will be banned on all public roads from 7 pm to 6 am... for two weeks," Madbouli told a news conference.

"All mass transport, public and private, will be halted over the same period."

The curfew will take effect from Wednesday.

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