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Spain halts all 'non-essential' activity for 2 weeks: PM

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Spain is to halt all "non-essential" economic activity for two weeks to try to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced Saturday.
"All workers in non-essential economic activities must stay at home for two weeks," said Sanchez. This measure in Spain, which has the second highest death toll from the virus, follows a similar move in Italy, which has the highest toll.

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First Published: Mar 29 2020 | 1:04 AM IST

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