Peru Military to Enforce Christmas, New Year Lockdown Measures

The move is designed to prevent an increase in cases over the holidays, as streets are bustling with shoppers.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Peruvian Army troops will be deployed to enforce restrictions on Christmas and New Year, as part of lockdown measures aimed at curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus.

In a statement on Friday, Carlos Malaver, chief of the Transit and Roadway Safety, said that private vehicles will be banned from the roads on December 24-25 and 31 and on January 1, reports Xinhua news agency. “The police and the armed forces will be located at strategic points,” Malaver told a local radio station.

 

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