Peru to close borders to curb spread of coronavirus- Vizcarra

by Reuters
Monday, 16 March 2020 01:26 GMT

LIMA, March 15 (Reuters) - Peru will close its borders to curb the spread of coronavirus, President Martin Vizcarra announced on Sunday.

Vizcarra also called on citizens to self-quarantine for 15 days.

Peru has 71 cases of coronavirus, the government said. (Reporting by Marco Aquino; writing by Cassandra Garrison; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)

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