YEMEN Press Agency

Palestine announces state of emergency for 30 days

SANAA, Aug. 31 (YPA) – The Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas issued on Tuesday a decree extending the state of emergency as part of anti-Coronavirus measures.

The official news agency (WAFA) said that Abbas issued a presidential decree, announcing state of emergency in the Palestinian lands for 30 days, in response to the continuing spread of the Corona virus.

Palestine started to impose state of emergency on fifth of March, 2020, since then it has been extended monthly.