Lockdowns, self-isolation and entry bans imposed to fight global Covid-19 spread
France, Spain impose nationwide lockdowns; Australia orders 14-day self-isolation of arriving foreigners
Mon, Mar 16, 2020 - 5:50 AM
A long queue for at Costco wholesaler in Manchester on Sunday. There has been panic buying in Australia, the United States and Britain, prompting calls for calm by leaders.
FRANCE and Spain joined Italy in imposing lockdowns on tens of millions of people, Australia ordered self-isolation of arriving foreigners, and Argentina and El Salvadore extended entry bans as the world sought to contain the spreading coronavirus.