Last Tuesday, even before the interior ministry announced the state of health emergency, avenues and streets of cities which are usually full of people, were deserted by hundreds, even thousands passers-by who wandered there until late in the evening in search of freshness and relaxation.
Numerous gardens and green spaces that characterize the urban landscape in the Sahara region have also been abandoned by families who find in these places the best place to forget the daily routine and the heat of the day.
Cafes and snacks closed out of respect for the preventive measures decided by the government to deal with the spread of coronavirus.
Everyone put themselves in voluntary confinement to protect themselves from this pandemic which is spreading at lightning speed and spares no country in the world.
Everyone became aware that this is a measure to keep the coronavirus under control and to protect families and societies.
With the announcement of the first measures by the Ministries of the Interior and of Health, the inhabitants of the southern provinces started to get rid of behaviors and habits which could encourage the spread of the virus, such as the ritual of tea ritual, to comply with the new health requirements required by this relentless fight against the coronavirus that Morocco is currently waging.
A large majority restricted movement by observing isolation as a preventive measure in this delicate stage in order to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.
Public administrations as well as the private sector have put in place the practical arrangements to support the measures decreed by the government such as the voluntary leave of staff, gloves and remote work.
In addition to these hygiene and prevention measures, the authorities carried out a major operation to control prices and supply the markets with food, medicines and other essentials and to strike hard against speculators and all those who would be tempted to exploit this exceptional situation to draw benefits.
-News on Western Sahara isue/ Corcas-