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An empty shop is pictured in Hammamet, Tunisia March 12, 2020. Image Credit: Reuters

Tunisia will impose a curfew from 6pm to 6am starting Wednesday, its president said on Tuesday, tightening the measures to counter the spread of coronavirus.

Tunisia, which has declared 24 cases of the virus, closed mosques, cafes and markets, closed its land borders and suspended international flights.

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