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Honduras extends COVID-19 curfew for another week

Xinhua
13 Jul 2020, 18:05 GMT+10

TEGUCIGALPA, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Honduras will extend the curfew for another week in an effort to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the security ministry said on Sunday.

Honduras first imposed a curfew in March and has extended it several times to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

The lastest extension was due on Tuesday, and the government has been thinking about slowly reopening businesses in recent weeks.

As of Sunday, the country has reported 28,090 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 774 deaths, according to the health ministry.

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