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World coronavirus dispatch: How most affected nations plan to end lockdowns

From Italy to Spain, Germany, the US, China, New Zealand, Norway and Germany have all either ended or will soon end their stringent lockdowns. Read how they plan to do it in today's world digest

Healthcare workers walk outside NYU Langone Medical Center on 1st Avenue in Manhattan after people came to cheer and thank them, during Covid-19 outbreak in New York City. Photo: Reuters
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Healthcare workers walk outside NYU Langone Medical Center on 1st Avenue in Manhattan after people came to cheer and thank them, during Covid-19 outbreak in New York City. Photo: Reuters

Yuvraj Malik New Delhi
Some of the countries most affected by the coronavirus pandemic – Italy, Spain, Germany, the US, China, New Zealand, Norway, Germany, etc –have either ended or will soon end their stringent lockdowns, as new Covid-19 cases have begun to drop. This is as much a result of businesses gasping for breath as the mankind’s social fabric breaking down.

The re-opening is happening in phases, starting with core businesses like manufacturing, food and healthcare, followed by some leisure activities. Institutions of learning might well remain closed until the middle of the second half of this year. Read all

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First Published: Apr 28 2020 | 6:23 AM IST

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