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Romanian authorities extends night time curfew to curb COVID-19 cases

Secretary of State in the Ministry of Interior Raed Arafat announced on Thursday evening an extension of the night-time curfew to stem a rise in new COVID-19 infections but will relax movement restrictions for pending religious holidays, according to Reuters.  

Arafat explained that the movement of people will be restricted from 20:00 and that the activity of economic operators will take place until 18:00 from Friday until Sunday in localities where the COVID-19 infection exceeds more than 4 cases per 1,000 people. The movement will be restricted from 20:00 throughout the week in localities with 7.5 cases per 1,000 people.

“The curfew will be relaxed for people who want to attend upcoming Passover, Catholic and Orthodox Easter religious services,” officials said.