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covid_19: Millions stays at home in India curfew.



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Millions stay at home in India curfew

Hundreds of millions of people in India have stayed indoors in response to the government’s call for a lockdown to combat the transmission of coronavirus.

The 14-hour curfew saw cities across India deserted.

Domestic flights were halted and Indian railways have cancelled all passenger services till the end of the month, from Monday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the lockdown – not mandatory – would strengthen the fight against Covid-19. India has registered 341 cases, with five deaths.

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