"The health Authorrity has taken preventive measures to counter the coronavirus,". said Muhannad Ka'akeji , co-chair of the Health Authority of Raqqa Civil Council.
"We have not recorded any cases so far in Raqqa city and its countryside,". he said.
The purpose of the curfew is to "reduce the gatherings so that we can sterilize all public places and facilities in the city, hospitals and institutions," he said.