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The minors were infected with coronavirus while they were under the guardianship of the state.
United Nations World Food Organization Program estimates 336,300 people in urban and rural areas could be pushed into severe food insecurity.
The decree authorizes only essential area personnel to circulate and limits other citizens to buy food and other livestock on assigned days according to their ID number.
Several epidemiologists warned of possible virus outbreaks among shelters because of close-quarter gatherings.
He also alleged hydroxychloroquine is an old and functional drug, supposedly present in African effervescent beverages to prevent mosquito bites.
The Salvadoran leader urged his people to pray in open spaces and out of churches, keeping a safe distance.
Quarantine restrictions prevented many workers to go outdoors and find labor, so they faced income cuts.
The measure extends for 30 days the suspension of classes and transit in areas affected by the pandemic.
Opposition deputies and human rights activists cataloged the action of the executive as "ignorant" of congress and a "state of emergency".