Outside those exceptional areas, curfews will be eased between 9am and 5pm (0600-1400 GMT) effective on Sunday until May 13. The Muslim fasting month of Ramadan began on Friday.
According to a tally from official sources compiled by a reputable news agency the coronavirus has killed more than 1.8 million people globally since emerging in China in December 2019.
Italy’s Campania region, based on the southern city of Naples, said on Friday it would impose a lockdown to tame the coronavirus and urged the whole country to follow suit as new infections hit a record high.
Speculations have been made that the seal may have arrived in the city during the lockdown and curfew due to the coronavirus pandemic.
But the latest reopenings from Aug.5 are limited to gyms and yoga teaching facilities, as well as an end to the curfew, currently from 10pm to 5am. Case numbers in India are soaring and more states are reimposing shutdowns to stem the spread of the virus.
Huge crowds defying curfews and taking to the streets across the United States for nine nights indicate that the anger ignited by the May 25 killing of George Floyd, a black man who suffocated beneath the knee of a white police officer,
Cyclone Yasa, a top category five storm, is expected to bring winds of up to 250 kmh (155 mph) and torrential rain across the South Pacific archipelago nation when it makes landfall early on Friday.
The Gulf state had banned the movement of people and vehicles between 7 pm and 4 am on May 8 and also banned commercial activity during the day, which will be permitted.
'It is compulsory to follow the three-passenger limit per vehicle if not from the same family. However, members of the same family are allowed to travel in the same vehicle.'