Jordanians call for shorter curfew on Twitter

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AMMAN — Calls to end the daily curfew headed the list of trending topics on Twitter Saturday, with users citing the negative impacts of curfew on health and the national economy.اضافة اعلان

The social media platform was buzzing with tweets calling for trimming night curfew hours, to begin at 10pm instead of 7pm.

Social media users noted that the drop in the number of infection cases and the positivity rate justifies a review of current restrictions, referring to government statements that hinge the reopening of sectors on the epidemiological situation.

Some referred to overcrowding in marketplaces ahead of the start of the daily curfew, arguing that that extending movement hours would reduce overcrowding, hence preventing a third COVID-19 wave.

On March 10, the government announces extending the daily partial curfew hours to begin at 7pm and end at 6am for individuals, while for institutions it begins at 6pm and ends also at 6am.