coronavirus lockdown across the globe
More than a third of the world’s population are now thought to be under some kind of coronavirus lockdown in an attempt to control the spread of the disease.
Cases of the highly-infectious virus have now been reported on every continent except Antarctica and in virtually every country as the number of confirmed global infections barrelled towards half a million on Wednesday.
World health authorities have warned that America and Europe are now the epicentres of the virus after it emerged in China towards the end of last year and swept from East to West across the globe.
There have been 8,176 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK and 434 deaths in the UK as of Wednesday, March 25, 2020.
As of March 23,U.K Prime Minister, Boris Johnson ordered the entire UK into lockdown telling everyone to stay inside their homes. The PM forced all non-essential shops to close, banned gatherings of more than two people and insisted families stay behind closed doors.
— India’s 1.3 billion people went into coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday.
Source / More information : CDC
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