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Curfew hours extended in Jordan as coronavirus numbers spike

Jordanian officials said Monday the small country had entered its second wave of the coronavirus.

Jordan will extend an overnight curfew beginning Tuesday amid a surge in new COVID-19 cases, in what Minister of State for Media Affairs Amjad Adaileh said is now the second wave of the virus.

Authorities are extending an overnight curfew for Jordanians from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m., with businesses not permitted to operate between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. On Friday, a 24-hour curfew will be in place in Jordan’s two biggest cities, Amman and Zarqa.

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