Jul 01, 2020
COVID-19 : Coronavirus in Puerto Rico: how long does the curfew extend?
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The inhabitants of Puerto Rico will experience three more weeks of curfew, until July 22. The decision was announced by the governor because of the increase in coronavirus cases, the total figure is 7,250 positives. The curfew is the longest in any jurisdiction in the United States.New curfew
The whole country must stay at home between 22:00 to 05:00 hours, except for essential workers, such as the medical service.During these weeks the use of masks and the social distance of more than one and a half meters will be mandatory. The authorities will sanction those people who do not comply with these measures.
The first curfew in Puerto Rico began in mid-March but this new one will have other more stringent measures if cases continue to increase. In the past few days there have been small outbreaks caused by travelers from the United States.
The island has a population of 3.2 million inhabitants and has reported at least 153 deaths from the coronavirus, along with 61 confirmed cases in the last 24 hours and more than 7,250 positives.
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20-Year-Old Charged With Murder In Deadly Long Beach Shooting
20-year-old Juan Cruz Lopez Jr. is accused of shooting and killing 33-year-old Soktear Phuy. Lopez is also accused in three other attempted murder incidents.
The deadly June 29 shooting of Phuy was reported at about 7:40 p.m. in the 1400 block of Rose Avenue.
Phuy was found lying in the courtyard of a Long Beach apartment building with gunshot wounds to his chest and was later pronounced dead at a hospital.
20-year-old Richard Frias and 23-year-old Brandon Conrad Garcia were also arrested and booked on suspicion of murder in Phuy’s killing.
Police have said the shooting appears to have been gang-related but the exact motive has not yet been determined.
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