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More than 1 billion told to stay home worldwide over virus outbreak

An unusually quiet road in the city's business district is pictured in Jakarta as people stay at home amid concerns over the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.

[PARIS] More than one billion people have been asked to stay home in over 50 countries and territories around the world as governments battle the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe, according to an AFP tally Monday.

Some countries have imposed mandatory lockdown measures, while...

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