The streets gradually emptied and, at 6 p.m. sharp, a blanket of silence fell on Nouakchott, Sunday, December 13. At around noon, the Covid-19 Interministerial Committee established in the Mauritanian capital and throughout the territory a curfew “from this evening until 6 a.m.”, as well as “the strict application of the procedures provided for the transport people “. Collective Friday prayers have also been suspended in mosques until further notice, the Islamic Affairs ministry said.

 

 

(CC BY-ND 2.0), flickr, UNMEER/Martine Perret

Read more…