Puerto Rico’s governor has announced that the U.S. territory will remain on lockdown until May 3 to curb coronavirus cases, marking one of the strictest measures taken in a U.S. territoryBy DANICA COTO Associated PressApril 11, 2020, 10:56 PM3 min readSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico’s governor announced Saturday that the U.S. territory will remain on lockdown until May 3 to curb coronavirus cases, marking one of the strictest measures taken in a U.S jurisdiction. Gov. Wanda Vázquez said non-essential businesses will remain closed and that people have to remain indoors from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., leaving outside those hours only to buy food or medicine or go to the bank. However, she lifted all license plate restrictions and said hardware stores and car repair shops can operate once a week on a limited schedule. Everyone is still required to wear a face mask to enter any business as Health Secretary Lorenzo González warned that the peak of cases is not expected until early May. “We cannot lower our guard,” he said. “We have not seen the worst of it.” Puerto Rico has reported more than 780 confirmed cases and at least 42 deaths, including that of a


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