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Iraq to start partial curfew on Thursday


Partial curfew will be imposed starting Thursday as part of measures to confront a new strain of coronavirus, the Iraqi cabinet has said.

In remarks, the cabinet said it is considering to start the curfew from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m.

Restaurants, shopping malls and social facilities would be shut down for two weeks as part of measures to confront the new strain of COVID-19, the state-run news agency has reported. 

The cabinet also decided to close all land border crossings.