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Czech Prime Minister says nationwide quarantine likely

Reuters Sunday, 15 March 2020
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said the government would likely declare a quarantine for the entire country to fight the coronavirus outbreak, he told a television interview on Sunday.
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