Mali Goes On Lockdown After Recording Two Coronavirus Cases

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Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita announced a nation-wide lockdown after recording two cases of the deadly coronavirus in the country.

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The president explained that, the curfew times will be between 21:00 to 05:00, from Thursday 26th March 2020 and also close land borders in order to contain and stop further spread of the virus. He added that, freight will still be allowed into the West African state with markets still in operation. 

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The lockdown is as result of the recent confirmed cases of two foreign nationals who returned with the virus from France.

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