The Lebanese government has decided to extend COVID-19 measures till May 10. 

The country’s Council of Ministers meeting led by Prime Minister Hassan Diab convened on Friday to discuss the last month’s virus developments.

In the meeting, ministers decided to extend virus measures till May 10, and update curfew hours from 7 p.m.- 5 a.m. (1600-0200GMT) to 9 p.m.- 5 a.m. local time (1800-0200GMT).

Meanwhile, Diab said some in the country are insistent on deepening the economic crisis in the country.

He accused Riad Salame, the head of the Central Bank, of being responsible for the devaluation of the

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