South Korea Raises Threat Alert Level – The move empowers the government to lock down cities – The New York Times

The move empowers the government to lock down cities, as Italy imposes its own regional lockdown and cases rise in Iran. Source: South Korea Raises Threat Alert Level - The…

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Coronavirus: new Hong Kong quarantine camps to cost more than HK$330 million | South China Morning Post

Officials awarded contracts to construction companies without normal tendering process, citing urgent need for facilities. Source: Coronavirus: new Hong Kong quarantine camps to cost more than HK$330 million, including facility…

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Australia’s coronavirus pandemic plan: mass vaccinations and stadium quarantine [martial law] | The Guardian

A pandemic could last up to 10 months with 40% of the workforce sidelined by illness or caring for family in worst-case scenarioSource: Australia's coronavirus pandemic plan: mass vaccinations and…

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In today’s Wuhan, forced quarantine is becoming a “Martial Law”. – New York Post

Chinese authorities were caught on video apparently dragging off several people to be quarantined amid fears of the deadly coronavirus, according to a report.One video shows people in hazmat suits…

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Coronavirus Cases Spike on China’s Deadliest Day yet, With ‘Wartime Measures’ [Martial Law] Banning City Residents From Leaving Home – Newsweek

The virus recently named COVID-19 has killed over 1,000 people.Source: Coronavirus Cases Spike on China's Deadliest Day yet, With 'Wartime Measures' Banning City Residents From Leaving Home

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Hong Kong Emergency Statute for Martial Law Worries Investors – Bloomberg

As investors map out potential risks from Hong Kong’s summer of unrest, one tool at the government’s disposal is attracting increased attention: a colonial-era statute that gives authorities broad powers…

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Coronavirus Italy news: 50,000 under ‘martial law’ as police lockdown towns | Express.co.uk

ARMED police are preventing 50,000 Italians entering or leaving towns gripped by the coronavirus in Lombardy, Italy. If the crisis gets worse the military have been authorised to move in.Source:…

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By our calculations 760 million are living under some kind of residential lockdown – The New York Times

To stop the spread of the coronavirus much of China has effectively shut down. What’s not been fully appreciated is how extensive the closures are. By our calculations 760 million…

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