The President of Mozambique, Filipe Nyusi, has extended the country's state of emergency declared on April 1 by another month, this is an effort to stem the spread of the virus in the country.
Filipe said, “We concluded that the reasons that led to the introduction of a state of emergency (still) prevail."
During the state of emergency, school activities will be shut down, and movement within and into the country will be restricted.
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“We need to reinforce the application of the measures adopted,” Filipe added.
The country's coronavirus cases have risen to 76, where more than half of the cases rose from the the project site of Total's LNG in the northern part of the country.