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Maldives confirms first two coronavirus cases; two resort islands locked down

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Maldives confirms first two coronavirus cases; two resort islands locked downThe Maldives has curbed movement on several resort islands, authorities said on Sunday, after the country reported its first two cases of coronavirus.
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