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Palestinian PM orders those in West Bank to self-isolate for 14 days

Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas, has ordered all Palestinians living in the West Bank to observe 14 days of a self-isolation as part of a territorial wide quarantine attempting to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The order, announced by Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh on television, goes into force at 10 p.m. (2000GMT). Medical personnel, pharmacists, grocers and bakers would be exempt, he said.
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