Peru: Comprehensive curfew enforced by police and armed forces

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On March 19, the Peruvian government instituted a daily curfew from 8pm to 5am, which applies to all but those working to provide essential services. Members of the print and broadcast press must carry their special permits, badges, and ID cards, and those requiring urgent medical care are allowed to travel. Private citizens are no longer allowed to drive their own cars at any time except where necessary for the above groups. The law is being enforced by the police and armed forces.

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https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-peru/peruvian-president-announces-nighttime-curfew-as-coronavirus-spreads-idUSKBN215390
https://andina.pe/ingles/noticia-curfew-against-coronavirus-kicks-off-in-peru-788947.aspx

Writer: Reuters, Andina
Publication: Reuters, Andina

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