Casablanca under new lockdown, remote schooling only

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After recording a significant increase in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases on Sunday, the Moroccan government decided, starting from tomorrow, Monday, to impose a lockdown on Casablanca.

In a press release issued Sunday, the government indicated that accessing and leaving the city will be subjected to an exceptional authorization. A 10-pm curfew will be imposed on the inhabitants of the city with all schools, and universities closed.

Markets will be closed at 3.00 pm, and cafés and shops will have to close by 8.00 pm, while restaurants will be asked to close no later than 9.00 pm.

Only health and security workers, and others working in vital and sensitive sectors will be allowed to roam the city after the curfew.

The same source added that these measures will be in place for the next fourteen days, in accordance with the epidemiological situation.

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