Jordan Goes Into 72-Hour Lockdown: This is What People Think!


The authorities’s determination to impose a three-day complete curfew from Thursday midnight to Sunday midnight has drawn blended reactions from social media customers.

Authorities additionally introduced that persons are allowed to go away their houses on Wednesday and Thursday till 11pm to buy necessities earlier than the curfew comes into drive.

Videos and pictures circulated on social media purportedly confirmed crowded streets and markets in several governorates. While some expressed unhappiness that the great curfew would happen all through Eid Al Fitr, the feast marking the tip of the fasting month of Ramadan, which is normally noticed with social visits, others concurred with the federal government determination.

“We require a comprehensive curfew during eid, otherwise, people will visit each other and use each other’s vehicles [to bypass the odd-even traffic system], so it would even be better if Monday was included as well,” Nawras Sawalha commented on Facebook.

“The way people are gathered at markets will ruin the work of the past two months as well as our commitment in only two days,” Facebook consumer Maha Alkhateeb commented.

“While this decision is on point, I wish the curfew [on Wednesday and Thursday] was not extended until 11pm, as gatherings are bound to worsen the situation,” Nawal Mermouchi commented, including that whereas she feels as if she is trapped at home, she nonetheless would slightly keep home to make sure individuals stay wholesome and secure.

Commenting on the curfew on Facebook, Emad Ramadan wrote: “Not all are paid in salaries, some of us work freelance jobs, this is unfair,” whereas Mohammad Aljbour commented:

“It would have been fine to ban vehicles from moving but please keep shops open, this is their season, they should not have to face such losses.”

During Wednesday’s press briefing on the National Centre for Security and Crisis Management, Minister of State for Media Affairs Amjad Adaileh stated as of Monday May 25, the scenario will return to its present state, and issues can be topic to analysis and evaluate in keeping with developments within the epidemiological scenario.


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