The Havana government decided this Thursday to put in place a curfew from September 1 as part of a package of measures aimed at trying to stop the progression of the new coronavirus pandemic.
“Failure to comply with various targeted measures and the lack of discipline by some people and institutions led to a resurgence,” said Havana Governor Reinaldo García Zapata since the end of July.
As a result, added Zapata, the capital’s authorities have decided to re-implement the measures already enacted on August 7th, including the closure of factories and factories that are not considered a priority, the driving ban, in addition to transfers from the capital, their Entry is severely restricted.
Zapata stated that the curfew is set between 7:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. the next day (local time), while shops are open between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
So far, the Cuban Ministry of Health has confirmed 3,806 accumulated cases, the vast majority in Havana and 92 deaths.