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Kosovo imposes curfew to curb spread of coronavirus

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PRISTINA (Kosovo), March 24 (SeeNews) – Kosovo imposes a 16-hour curfew for all citizens in an effort to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus disease, prime minister Albin Kurti said on Tuesday.

The movement of all citizens across the country is restricted from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm and from 8.00 pm to 6.00 am, as of March 24, Kurti said in a statement.

People in need of emergency medical help, as well as production activities, supply of food and medicine and services, and activities related to the management of coronavirus pandemic are exempt from the curfew.

Kosovo confirmed 26 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease in the country by taking the total number to 61, the national institute of public health said on Tuesday.

Kosovo confirmed the first coronavirus-related death on March 23 as well as the first two coronavirus cases on March 13.