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Emergency protocol that prevents people or information from leaving an area

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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 order" is often used for lockdowns that affect an area, rather than specific locations.

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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...

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:06Published
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..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:31Published
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..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:10Published
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..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:34Published
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..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:54Published
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..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:12Published
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..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:32Published
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..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:25Published
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

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:31Published
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

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published
Livening up lockdown: Top musical moments from around the world [Video]

Livening up lockdown: Top musical moments from around the world

From opera singers to saxophonists, musicians around the world have brought a bit of much needed cheer to their neighborhoods during coronavirus lockdown.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published
UK coronavirus death toll rises to 1,019, up 260 in one day [Video]

UK coronavirus death toll rises to 1,019, up 260 in one day

Britain said 1,019 people had died after testing positive for coronavirus by 1700GMT on Friday, a rise of 260 on the total 24 hours earlier. Edward Baran reports.

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

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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.
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