September 21, 2020

Governor of Jenin orders lockdown of coronavirus-hit town

categories : healthcare

JENIN, Sunday, September 20, 2020 (WAFA) – Governor of Jenin, Akram Rajoub, ordered today a four-day lockdown of the town of Meithalun in the Jenin Governorate, north of the West Bank, following a rapid surge in coronavirus cases.

Rajoub said in a statement that the town will be locked down in order for the preventive medicine teams to conduct the necessary coronavirus tests, so as to prevent a wider outbreak of the pandemic in the town and the neighboring villages.

He said security forces will be deployed to the town for the implementation of the lockdown order.



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