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Modi Asks 1.3 Billion Indians To Stay Indoors In Virus Fight

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the country’s 1.3 billion citizens to stay indoors to protect themselves from the fast-spreading coronavirus, hours after the government announced it was barring all international flights from landing in the country for a week starting March 22. “We are a developing nation and for a country like us, this corona crisis is not an ordinary thing,” Modi said in an address to the nation, noting the pandemic had hit India’s economy.

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