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PA Shutters West Bank, Evoking Fears of Economic Collapse (VIDEO REPORT)
The West Bank city of Ramallah is shown on March 23 after the Palestinian Authority ordered a curfew in light of coronavirus. (Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

PA Shutters West Bank, Evoking Fears of Economic Collapse (VIDEO REPORT)

Business owners say closures will cost them millions, wonder if they will even reopen

Life has come to a standstill in the Palestinian territories due to closures over coronavirus, with PA Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh having ordered a curfew in an attempt to contain the pandemic.

All cafes, restaurants and wedding halls are closed. No one is allowed to enter or leave – and this has business owners worried, saying the closures will mean millions in losses.

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