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How residence feel about the lockdown

How residence feel about the lockdown

Residence feel that the lockdown is going to be a problem as they do not have enough food to store and they do not have electricity.
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The Citizen
CNO grateful to cabin crew NHS volunteers

CNO grateful to cabin crew NHS volunteers

CNO Ruth May “very grateful” to cabin crew NHS volunteers.
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ITN
Coronavirus: Zimbabwe police patrol empty streets as lockdown begins

Coronavirus: Zimbabwe police patrol empty streets as lockdown begins

Police patrol the streets of Zimbabwean capital Harare as the country enters a 21-day "total" lockdown that will curtail movement, shut most shops and banks, and suspend flights in and out of Zimbabwe.
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AFP
Ireland lockdown: Young girl reads story to calves

Ireland lockdown: Young girl reads story to calves

Georgie Hynes, 6, has been reading stories to her family's calves at their farm in Aherla, west of Cork City, after the coronavirus pandemic saw people in Ireland and the United Kingdom ordered to remain in their homes.
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Press Association
Disinfectant Sprayed On Migrants On Return To UP, Shows Shocking Video

Disinfectant Sprayed On Migrants On Return To UP, Shows Shocking Video

At a time when thousands of migrants across the country are trying to return to their hometowns amid nationwide lockdown over coronavirus or COVID-19, a shocking video has emerged from Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district - about 270 km from Lucknow ...
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NDTV
Care minister pays tribute to Amged El-Hawrani

Care minister pays tribute to Amged El-Hawrani

Care minister: Over 170 million items of PPE delivered to NHS.
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ITN
Coronavirus: Moscow outer ring road still busy on first day of lockdown

Coronavirus: Moscow outer ring road still busy on first day of lockdown

A few cars still drive on Moscow's circular ring road following the adoption of strict isolation rules decreed by Mayor Sergei Sobyanin in a bid to curb the spread of novel coronavirus. The new restrictions apply to all the city's residents, regar...
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AFP
Australia further tightens social distancing measures

Australia further tightens social distancing measures

Australia's two most populous states, New South Wales and Victoria, will begin limiting public gatherings to just two people starting at midnight on Monday (March 30).
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Reuters
EasyJet grounds entire aircraft fleet due to coronavirus

EasyJet grounds entire aircraft fleet due to coronavirus

EasyJet has grounded its entire fleet of aircraft due to the coronavirus pandemic, the airline has announced. The Luton-based carrier said parking all 344 of its planes "removes significant cost" as the aviation industry struggles to cope with a ...
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Press Association
Rumours, Reports That 21-Day Lockdown Will Be Extended Baseless: Centre

Rumours, Reports That 21-Day Lockdown Will Be Extended Baseless: Centre

"Rumours and media reports" that the 21-day lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus will be extended are "baseless", the government asserted on Monday. A report had claimed that the government was debating extending the lockdown, alarmed over ...
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NDTV
Coronavirus: Fitness coach beats balcony blues with free workouts in Germany

Coronavirus: Fitness coach beats balcony blues with free workouts in Germany

Every morning, Mexican fitness coach Pato Cervantes offers a free workout session for a neighbourhood in Hamburg, in northern Germany. He gets people to exercise who are confined to their houses because of the novel coronavirus.
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AFP
Wuhan residents get tested for coronavirus

Wuhan residents get tested for coronavirus

Residents in Wuhan get tested for the coronavirus at a neighbourhood-level testing point. The ground-zero city is cautiously reopening, with loosened travel restrictions, after a two-month quarantine.
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AFP
Hundreds congregate for Sunday service

Hundreds congregate for Sunday service

Hundreds arrive by bus and in personal vehicles for Sunday services at Louisiana church, defying governor’s ban on large gatherings.
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Associated Press
Brexit briefing: 276 days until the end of the transition period

Brexit briefing: 276 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.
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Press Association
India's poor pushed to live in trees for isolation

India's poor pushed to live in trees for isolation

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the nation's poor for "forgiveness" on Sunday, as the economic and human toll from his 21-day nationwide lockdown deepens. Lacking space in their homes, some villagers in India's West Bengal who need to self-
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Reuters
UK officials say lockdown may last six months

UK officials say lockdown may last six months

UK officials said on Sunday (March 29) that Britons may be subject to some form of lockdown measures for six months or even longer.
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Reuters
Coronavirus: New Yorkers applaud medical workers

Coronavirus: New Yorkers applaud medical workers

Manhattan residents clap and cheer from their windows in gratitude for medical workers battling the coronavirus pandemic. New York state has become the epicenter of the pandemic in the US.
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AFP
Lebanese applaud coronavirus-battling health workers from balconies

Lebanese applaud coronavirus-battling health workers from balconies

Cheering erupts from balconies and windows in Beirut as residents stand in solidarity with healthcare workers battling the coronavirus pandemic.
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AFP
"Focus On Tests, Preparation": How Assam Is Coping With COVID-19 Outbreak

"Focus On Tests, Preparation": How Assam Is Coping With COVID-19 Outbreak

As the overall number of COVID-19 cases in the country crossed 1,000 late Sunday evening, with Maharashtra and Karnataka each reporting over 180 patients and 11 others reporting 30 or more, there are now only six states that have yet to record a s...
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NDTV
Coronavirus Cases In India Cross 1,000-Mark, 27 Dead

Coronavirus Cases In India Cross 1,000-Mark, 27 Dead

The government on Sunday asked states to ensure the 21-day lockdown, asking them to help curb the exodus of migrant workers from cities, as the overall number of COVID-19 positive people crossed the 1,000-mark. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who de...
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NDTV
2 Senior Delhi Officers Suspended Over "Serious Lapses" In COVID-19 Duty

2 Senior Delhi Officers Suspended Over "Serious Lapses" In COVID-19 Duty

The centre has suspended two senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers and sent show-cause notices to two others on charge of "dereliction" of their duty in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak in the national capital. "These offic...
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NDTV
Scramble In Goa For Essentials As Stores Open Amid Lockdown, Say Locals

Scramble In Goa For Essentials As Stores Open Amid Lockdown, Say Locals

The three-week nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the highly infectious novel coronavirus or COVID-19 has left people in Goa scrambling for essentials. Chaos has been witnessed on the streets after grocery stores were allowed to open three ...
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NDTV
Coronavirus: streets disinfected in Myanmar’s Yangon

Coronavirus: streets disinfected in Myanmar’s Yangon

The streets of Myanmar’s commercial capital Yangon were disinfected on Sunday as worries mount over the coronavirus pandemic. According to the John Hopkins University tracker, the under-developed Southeast Asian nation had 10 confirmed cases as of...
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AFP
2 Men From Nagaland Denied Entry To Mysuru Store Amid COVID-19 Scare

2 Men From Nagaland Denied Entry To Mysuru Store Amid COVID-19 Scare

Two men from Nagaland were denied entry at the grocery store of a large retail chain in Karnataka's Mysuru after the staff allegedly insisted they were Chinese nationals, amid the scare over the COVID-19 pandemic that has necessitated a pan-India ...
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NDTV
The Biggest Stories Of March 29, 2020

The Biggest Stories Of March 29, 2020

The Biggest Stories Of March 29, 2020
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NDTV
Trump adds 30 days to virus distancing guidelines

Trump adds 30 days to virus distancing guidelines

President Donald Trump is extending the voluntary national shutdown for a month as sickness and death from the coronavirus pandemic rise in the U.S.
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Associated Press
AP Top Stories March 29

AP Top Stories March 29

Here's the latest for Sunday, March 29th: Death toll in Italy continues to climb; Hospital in Spain sanitized; Pope calls for world cease-fire amid pandemic; Tribute paid to doctors and nurses in Beirut.
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Associated Press
Fauci warns U.S. could face 200,000 coronavirus deaths

Fauci warns U.S. could face 200,000 coronavirus deaths

U.S. deaths from coronavirus could reach 200,000 with millions of cases, the government's top infectious diseases expert warned on Sunday as New York, New Orleans and other major cities pleaded for more medical supplies. Colette Luke has more.
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Reuters
Cuomo: Trump 'really panicked' NY with quarantine idea

Cuomo: Trump 'really panicked' NY with quarantine idea

After U.S. President Donald Trump walked back the idea he floated a day before about a New York quarantine, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday said the president "really panicked" New Yorkers. Gavino Garay has more.
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Reuters
Vote counting starts in Mali amid coronavirus and security fears

Vote counting starts in Mali amid coronavirus and security fears

Vote counting starts in Mali barely a day after the country recorded its first coronavirus death and with the leading opposition figure kidnapped and believed to be in the hands of jihadists.
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AFP
Boris Johnson reveals 20,000 NHS staff have returned to service

Boris Johnson reveals 20,000 NHS staff have returned to service

Behind closed doors in quarantine Boris Johnson announced that 20,000 NHS staff have returned to the service to help in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak.
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Press Association
Honolulu comes to standstill amid virus outbreak

Honolulu comes to standstill amid virus outbreak

Honolulu came to an eerie standstill this week as the coronavirus pandemic spread throughout the islands. Hawaii officials effectively flipped the switch on the state's tourism-fueled economic engine in a bid to slow the spread of the virus.
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Associated Press
Syrian refugees face possible coronavirus outbreak in camps

Syrian refugees face possible coronavirus outbreak in camps

In Syria's Azaz region near the border with Turkey, rescue workers whose usual role is to respond to government bombardments have been sanitizing classrooms and camps for internally displayed people, to prevent a possible spread of coronavirus. Colet
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Reuters
10 ways to keep in touch digitally while under lockdown

10 ways to keep in touch digitally while under lockdown

Life under lockdown has seen once busy social lives grind to a halt and families left unable to visit each other. Here are a few ideas to keep your diaries full for the near future.
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Press Association
WATCH | 29 March: Another death for SA as coronavirus infections rise to 1 280

WATCH | 29 March: Another death for SA as coronavirus infections rise to 1 280

The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country is 1 280. This is an increase of 93 from the figure reported on Saturday.
24.com
Trudeau to continue self-isolating, announces new COVID-19 money to support at-risk children and sen

Trudeau to continue self-isolating, announces new COVID-19 money to support at-risk children and sen

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will remain in isolation at his home for almost two more weeks even though his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau recently announced she has recovered from COVID-19. Trudeau also says the government is trying to hel...
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Canadian Press
Deputy CMO says normal life will not resume for six months

Deputy CMO says normal life will not resume for six months

Government doctor says normal life will not resume for six months.
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ITN
Fire At Furniture Market In Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, 4 Fire Trucks At Site

Fire At Furniture Market In Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, 4 Fire Trucks At Site

A fire broke out at a furniture market in Shaheen Bagh in south Delhi today evening, officials said. At least four fire trucks were at the site. Fire department officials said they doused the fire within an hour.
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NDTV
Covid-19 volunteers - the people helping others get through the crisis

Covid-19 volunteers - the people helping others get through the crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has led to an army of volunteer across Europe helping the vulnerable cope with the crisis
Euronews
A COVID-19 Survivor's Account

A COVID-19 Survivor's Account

The number of coronavirus cases in India crossed 1,000-mark today at 1,024 positive cases and 27 deaths. Many people have also recovered from the highly infectious disease. What it's like to be treated for COVID-19 in an intensive care unit? A sur...
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NDTV
Coronavirus: 1,024 Cases In India, 27 Deaths

Coronavirus: 1,024 Cases In India, 27 Deaths

States should seal borders and encourage migrant labourers to stay where they are by providing food and shelter, the centre said today in an attempt to put firmly in place a national lockdown that had gone off track over the last few days. A migra...
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NDTV
WATCH | 148 arrested in Gauteng for gatherings, liquor trading and refusing to stay home

WATCH | 148 arrested in Gauteng for gatherings, liquor trading and refusing to stay home

Provincial police commissioner Lieutenant General Elias Mawela told the media on Sunday that, the Gauteng police have arrested 148 people and issued warnings to 25 others for failing to adhere to lockdown regulations in place since the start of the 2
24.com
Scottish Government will seek to pass new law preventing tenants from eviction

Scottish Government will seek to pass new law preventing tenants from eviction

No-one will be evicted from their homes during the coronavirus pandemic, Scotland's First Minister vows as she announces plans for new emergency legislation.
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Press Association
Disinfect Groceries? Doctors Answer Coronavirus Queries

Disinfect Groceries? Doctors Answer Coronavirus Queries

Two leading doctors answer queries on the coronavirus pandemic. Do people need to disinfect groceries? How big is a threat if someone escapes quarantine? Should the person be counselled before being admitted to hospitals?
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NDTV
COVID-19: Police checkpoints limit access to Florida Keys amid lockdown

COVID-19: Police checkpoints limit access to Florida Keys amid lockdown

Monroe County Sheriff deputies man a checkpoint on US 1 leading into the Florida Keys as officials decided to restrict the access and only allow property owners and people who work in the Keys amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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AFP
Parts of Italy struggle to cope with the sheer volume of COVID-19 deaths

Parts of Italy struggle to cope with the sheer volume of COVID-19 deaths

Some towns in Italy are running out of space to store coffins as the sheer volume of COVID-19 deaths overwhelms morgues and funeral services.
Euronews
It could take UK six months to return to normal says deputy chief medical officer

It could take UK six months to return to normal says deputy chief medical officer

Deputy chief medical officer Dr Jenny Harries says that it could be six months or longer before the country gets back to normal from the coronavirus pandemic. At the same briefing Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick announces that millions of items ...
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Press Association
Tips on helping children cope during coronavirus crisis

Tips on helping children cope during coronavirus crisis

Dr Emma Maynard from the University of Portsmouth shares her tips for helping children cope during the coronavirus pandemic. Dr Maynard recommends making use of technology, good nutrition and play.
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Press Association