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India’s prime minister decrees 21-day lockdown to curb virus

Seattle Times Tuesday, 24 March 2020
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a “total lockdown” in the country of 1.3 billion people during a televised address Tuesday night, the most extensive stay-at-home order yet in the world’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The 21-day lockdown was set to begin at midnight. “To save India and every Indian, […]
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