The Hindu|March 31, 2020
President Donald Trump has extended emergency coronavirus restrictions for the U.S., where his top scientist warned up to 2,00,000 people could die, as the Russian capital and Africa’s biggest city readied to go into lockdown on Monday.
The reassessment by Mr. Trump, who had previously said he wanted the country back to work in mid-April, came as Britain and hard-hit Italy warned measures to prevent the spread of the disease would be in place for months to come. COVID-19 has already killed more than 33,000 people worldwide, with the number of cases nearing 7,00,000.
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March 31, 2020