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City at centre of China’s coronavirus outbreak gradually reopens after lockdown

City at centre of China’s coronavirus outbreak gradually reopens after lockdown

Shopkeepers in the city at the center of the novel coronavirus outbreak in China were reopening Monday but customers were scarce after authorities lifted more of the anti-virus controls that kept tens of millions of people at home for two months. “I’m so excited, I want to cry,” said a …

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As coronavirus spreads globally, Brazil’s president visits a market, dismisses lockdown – National

As coronavirus spreads globally, Brazil’s president visits a market, dismisses lockdown - National

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro visited a market area just outside the Brazilian capital on Sunday to press home his case for keeping Latin America’s largest economy ticking instead of locking down activities to combat the spread of the coronavirus. But Bolsonaro office’s social media campaign “Brazil can’t stop” was banned …

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India’s Narendra Modi apologizes to citizens amid 3-week coronavirus lockdown – National

India’s Narendra Modi apologizes to citizens amid 3-week coronavirus lockdown - National

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi apologized to the public on Sunday for imposing a three-week national lockdown, calling it harsh but “needed to win” the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. “I apologize for taking these harsh steps that have caused difficulties in your lives, especially the poor people,” Modi said …

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Boards go up at B.C. shops as thieves use coronavirus lockdown to cover crimes

Boards go up at B.C. shops as thieves use coronavirus lockdown to cover crimes

Anyone who’s taken a stroll through Vancouver’s downtown core in recent days could be forgiven if they thought they’d accidentally waked onto the set of a zombie horror film. Along with the virtual absence of vehicle and pedestrian traffic, shops throughout the shopping district have swapped plywood boards for enticing …

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B.C. woman fears father stuck in India following coronavirus nationwide lockdown

B.C. woman fears father stuck in India following coronavirus nationwide lockdown

A Burnaby woman is worried her father may be stranded in India after that country announced a full 21-day lockdown to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic. 3:13Coronavirus around the world: March 24, 2020 Coronavirus around the world: March 24, 2020 Preet Basi says her father Jiwan travelled to the state …

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