Iyad al-Bezm, Spokesperson of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Gaza, made a statement about the measures.
Bezm said, “It was decided to stop vehicle traffic and work in official institutions from 21:00 tomorrow to 11 April 06:00,” Bezm said.
In the statement, it was also stated that education was suspended indefinitely in all educational institutions, including universities and kindergartens in Gaza.
Frightening increase in the number of cases in Gaza
The number of daily cases in the Gaza Strip, which was below 200 at the beginning of March, has increased to over 1500 in recent days.
According to the data of the Ministry of Health, 640 people have died due to the virus in Gaza, with a population of approximately 2.1 million, and the total number of cases has exceeded 73 thousand.