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Lockdown: Emergency protocol that prevents people or information from leaving an area
A lockdown is a requirement for people to stay where they are, usually due to specific risks to themselves or to others if they can move freely. The term "stay-at-home" is often used for lockdowns that affect an area, rather than specific locations.

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Government medic: Lockdown rules clear and apply to all [Video]

Government medic: Lockdown rules clear and apply to all

The coronavirus rules are clear and apply to everybody, according to one of the Government’s top medics. Deputy chief medical officer for England, Professor Jonathan Van-Tam was asked whether people..

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Musicians in lockdown rage against industry machine [Video]

Musicians in lockdown rage against industry machine

Lockdown bans on live performance have left many British musicians on the breadline, fueling a campaign for them to get a bigger share of the profits from streaming their songs online. Edward Baran..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:30Published
The benefits of working out barefoot [Video]

The benefits of working out barefoot

Lockdown has caused a fitness boom, with people finding inventive ways to get their exercise fix at home. But do you put on your best workout trainers to do your exercise, just like you would at the..

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Lockdown was timed rightly in India: Dr Harsh Vardhan [Video]

Lockdown was timed rightly in India: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Praising India's efforts in control coronavirus, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan asserted that India's lockdown was imposed at the right time. "Lockdown was imposed in India at the right time...

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Green-fingered Britons turn to gardening during lockdown [Video]

Green-fingered Britons turn to gardening during lockdown

Lockdown has seen a surge in interest in gardening, according to a survey, with around a million people in Britain joining Facebook gardening groups since March. The Opinion Matters survey found 45% of..

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Chennai artist spreading COVID awareness through his alluring egg art [Video]

Chennai artist spreading COVID awareness through his alluring egg art

Lockdown has also highlighted talent of artists coming forward to spread awareness. Joel Fertician is sketching portraits of COVID warriors on delicate egg shells. Among his arts, the shell with PM..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:20Published
Truck drivers emerge as messiahs for residents of snow-clad Lahaul-Spiti amid lockdown [Video]

Truck drivers emerge as messiahs for residents of snow-clad Lahaul-Spiti amid lockdown

Lockdown made it worst for the residents of Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul-Spiti who already suffer the impact of extreme cold and lack of availability of goods due to snowy roads. The truck drivers have..

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COVID-19: 10 prisoners test positive in Agra Central Jail [Video]

COVID-19: 10 prisoners test positive in Agra Central Jail

Amid COVID-19 lockdown when country is fighting to curb the spread of the dreadful virus, 10 jail prisoners tested positive for COVID-19 in Agra jail. A prisoner from Agra Central Jail, who tested..

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CM Yogi ordered to ensure no migrant worker is forced to walk home: Awanish Awasthi [Video]

CM Yogi ordered to ensure no migrant worker is forced to walk home: Awanish Awasthi

Uttar Pradesh Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish K Awasthi on May 13 said the UP government is taking measures for the migrant workers, who are seen walking from different state to their..

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Bihar's 'Mango Man' names new variety 'Lockdown' [Video]

Bihar's 'Mango Man' names new variety 'Lockdown'

Ashok Kumar Choudhary, a horticulturist also known as Bihar's Mango Man, has developed a new hybrid variety of Jardalu mango. With the prevailing situation Ashok Choudhary named the new variety..

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Drivers, transporters can lodge complaint on ministry's control room no. 1930 pertaining to lockdown: MHA [Video]

Drivers, transporters can lodge complaint on ministry's control room no. 1930 pertaining to lockdown: MHA

Ministry of Home Affairs Joint Secretary (Women Safety) Punya Salila Srivastava on May 4 informed that the Ministry has asked states to ensure that there should not be any issues in interstate cargo..

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Lockdown 3.0: 33% offices even outside containment zones will remain closed, informs NMC [Video]

Lockdown 3.0: 33% offices even outside containment zones will remain closed, informs NMC

As coronavirus lockdown 3.0 begins from May 04, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) Commissioner Tukaram Mundhe informed that 33% offices will remain closed even outside containment zones. "Lockdown has..

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Zoom meetings, Uber Eats and home workouts: ‘Lockdown’ life in Dubai [Video]

Zoom meetings, Uber Eats and home workouts: ‘Lockdown’ life in Dubai

Zoom meetings, Uber Eats and home workouts: ‘Lockdown’ life in Dubai

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Lockdown's funniest videos [Video]

Lockdown's funniest videos

The Prince of Wales has spoken of the positives to come out of the coronavirus outbreak - including some of the “funniest" videos he has "seen for a long time”. Here are some standout lockdown..

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Dwayne Johnson practicing being a 'better communicator' with wife during lockdown [Video]

Dwayne Johnson practicing being a 'better communicator' with wife during lockdown

Lockdown has forced Dwayne Johnson and his wife Lauren Hashian to be "ultra considerate, caring and empathetic of one another".

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Midnight light show as Wuhan lifts coronavirus lockdown [Video]

Midnight light show as Wuhan lifts coronavirus lockdown

Lockdown has been lifted in the Chinese city where COVID-19 was first reported.View on euronews

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Lockdown 'breach' Liverpool deputy mayor suspended over gathering

Inquiry finds a Liverpool councillor flouted lockdown rules with a birthday gathering in her garden.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Lockdown could be eased further if not for 'shocking' care home epidemic, suggests Neil Ferguson

'We would have a little bit more room, wiggle room as it were', says professor of epidemiology and ex-government adviser
Independent - Published

Lockdown could be eased further on 1 June even if 'test and trace' delayed again, No 10 says

The lockdown could be eased further next month even if the troubled 'test and trace' plan to catch new infections is hit by further delays, No 10 says.
Independent - Published

Lockdown could be lifted in different areas of UK in stages, No 10 confirms

Some elements of the coronavirus lockdown could be eased at different rates in different parts of the UK, prime minister Boris Johnson's official spokesman has said.
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: Lockdown birthday party ends in arrests

Officers are coughed and spat at as they attempt to stop a party attended by about 40 people.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Private gardens open virtually to support NGS charities

Lockdown has caused the annual garden visits to be scrapped for the first time in 90 years.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Lockdown forces Latitude Festival to be called off

Organisers of the three day festival, which began in 2006, say it will return in July 2021.
BBC News - Published

No faithful, no cash: Lockdown proves critical for German mosques

Mosques in Germany that depend on donations from Friday prayers face bankruptcy as the coronavirus lockdown strips them of their only source of income, which peaks during the month of Ramadan that..
Reuters - Published

Lockdown lifted, Wuhan's residence committees keep watch

The lockdown of the Chinese city of Wuhan may have lifted, but Feng Jing keeps watching the 5,400 residents in the Tanhualin neighbourhood to see where they go and how they are feeling, guarding..
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus in South Africa: Lockdown extension condemned

Extending restrictions until the end of April will create an economic disaster, the opposition says.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Lockdown 'could boost wild flowers'

A plant charity is predicting a boost for wild flowers because some councils have stopped mowing.
BBC News - Published

'Lockdown', Japan-style: Pressure to conform, not penalties for non-compliance

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is poised to declare a state of emergency over the coronavirus, giving governors stronger legal authority to urge people to stay home and businesses to close, media..
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus: Lockdown couple reunited for golden wedding

The couple were separated by 6,600 miles two weeks ago due to the coronavirus lockdown
BBC News - Published

Preliminary study finds UK lockdown is slowing spread of COVID-19

Lockdown and social distancing measures introduced by the British government to slow the spread of COVID-19 may already be working, according to preliminary research findings, and could soon see..
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus news you might have missed: Lockdown likened to 'police state' and NHS doctors 'gagged' over protective equipment shortages

£75m plan to bring home up to 60,000 British travellers stranded overseas
Independent - Published

Lockdown lifted, but exodus from Chinese city hindered by new coronavirus test rule

Residents of China's Xianning city eager to travel after a two-month lockdown faced an unexpected hurdle only hours after the borders were opened -- they needed to pass a new rapid detection test to..
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus: 'Lockdown' turns to laughter at Ilkeston restaurant

"Bored" restaurants Jane and Kevan Pierrepont tried out some "innovative" service methods
BBC News - Published

Lockdown lifted at Vermont capitol, no gunman found: official

A lockdown of Vermont state office buildings in Montpelier was lifted on Friday after a police search found no gunman or weapons, the governor's office said in a statement.
Reuters - Published