Algeria in the face of the Covid-19 : containment part extended - The Point

The decision was taken Sunday evening. Noting how the circulation of the virus of the Covid-19 is persistent, the algerian government has decided to renew for 1

Algeria in the face of the Covid-19 : containment part extended - The Point

The decision was taken Sunday evening. Noting how the circulation of the virus of the Covid-19 is persistent, the algerian government has decided to renew for 15 days confinement in the most great part of the country. Concretely, it is a containment partial to home from 20 hours to 5 hours, and in 29 of the 48 wilayas (prefectures) of the country. This extension runs from Tuesday.

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facing a troubling situation

It must be said that according to the latest report of the scientific Committee to follow the evolution of the pandemic, published on Sunday, 27 357 cases of infection have been officially reported in Algeria, 1 of which 155 deaths, since the registration of the first case on the 25th of February. Not reassuring. Algeria, which has fought these last several days of daily records of cases identified (675 Friday), is one of the countries in Africa most affected by the pandemic.

The amended penal Code

The Council of ministers has, moreover, adopted on Sunday a draft order amending and supplementing the criminal Code to better protect health professionals against the verbal and physical assaults, which have increased since the beginning of the pandemic. Their authors are punishable by imprisonment of one year in prison to life imprisonment, according to the press release of the Council of ministers published by the official agency APS. The text provides for a prison sentence ranging from one to three years for " any verbal aggression ", of 3 to 10 years in prison for "any physical aggression," and finally sentenced to life imprisonment " in the case of death of the person assaulted ".

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The details of the containment measures partial

The government has also decided to renew "the ban on traffic, including private motor vehicles, and to" these 29 regions, have clarified the services of the Prime minister, also announced the reappointment in the prefectures of the suspension of urban transport public and private during the weekends. The containment has been totally lifted on the 14th of June in nineteen other wilayas of the country.

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Updated Date: 27 July 2020, 12:33

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