Coronavirus Outbreak: As India goes under 21-day lockdown, here's what is open, what is not

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday annouced a complete lockdown in India for 21 days in order to help curb the spread of coronavirus. This led to panic-buying among citizens and they thronged the shops and medical stores to stock up. However, the ministry of home affairs has issued guidelines for the 21-day lockdown and the...

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Construction workers remain on London building site despite nationwide lockdown
This building site on a residential property in north London was littered with construction workers flouting the two-metre social distancing rules today (March 25). The construction industry has come under fire since the coronavirus outbreak as many sites are still open with contractors working in close quarters with each other despite a nationwide lockdown for non-essential workers. The filmer told Newsflare: "The video was shot at 10.03 this morning...They started work on Monday 23rd stripping the old roof. Today they are using heavy equipment - pneumatic drills I think - to break up a concrete floor." A social media trend has started under the moniker "#ShutTheSites" after people working on construction sites were back at work following the lockdown even though they're not deemed "key workers."

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