The Madagascar government has announced a two-week extension of detention in the Analamanga region, which is considered the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic and where the capital Antananarivo is located, despite reducing some of the restrictions imposed by the measure. .
Madagascan Prime Minister Christian Ntsay emphasized that shops can be open until 1:00 p.m. (local time), although the use of public transport in the capital is still prohibited and the mask is still mandatory.
Likewise, the schools remain closed and the curfew is held between 8:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. (local time), although more than one person has been admitted to a vehicle as long as they are members of the same family.
Ntsay has also announced the lifting of some restrictions in Toamasina, Moramanga and Fènèrive Oriental, although meetings with more than 50 people are still prohibited and sports and cultural centers remain closed.