More than 2.6 billion worldwide told to observe lockdowns
More than 2.6 billion people worldwide will be in lockdown once India introduces its measures to fight the coronavirus pandemic at 1830 GMT on Tuesday, according to an AFP tally.
Most of the countries concerned—including India, Britain, France, Italy and Colombia are imposing a mandatory confinement. Others have established curfews, quarantines or strong recommendations to stay at home.
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