10 – 12 January, 2021

Extension of national curfew and previous restrictions by one week

The government has decided to extend the precautionary measures adopted on 23 December last year to combat the coronavirus by one week, starting at 9 pm on 13 January.

In a press release, the government states that this decision comes in the wake of the evolution of the epidemiological situation worldwide and the appearance of new variants of the virus in neighbouring countries, and on the basis of the recommendations of the scientific and technical commission on the need to reinforce the procedures of the state of public health emergency and to maintain the measures and procedures necessary to fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Government recalls that these precautionary measures concern :

1- The closure of restaurants, caf├ęs, shops and supermarkets at 8 p.m.

2- Night-time curfew from 9pm to 6am nationwide, except in exceptional cases

3- The prohibition of public or private parties and gatherings.

All the precautionary measures previously announced will be maintained, concludes the press release.

For more information, please consult (in French) the following link.