Abbas orders slight easing of virus lockdowns for Palestinians

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas orders an easing of some lockdown measures that have been applied in the West Bank as part of efforts to contain an outbreak of the coronavirus among the Palestinain population, according to Ma’an news.

Abbas, however, did not specify what restrictions would be lifted, the report says.

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh says at the meeting that, following Abbas’s instructions, the government will announce what measures it will take while striking a balance between public interest and health.

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