partial lockdown

  • Madrid asks for help from Spanish army against coronavirus surge
    MADRID, September 21 (Reuters): The regional chief of Madrid requested on Monday help from the army to fight the coronavirus surge in and around the Spanish capital where local authorities have ordered a partial lockdown of some poorer areas, prompting protests during the weekend. "We need help from the army for disinfection ... and to strengthen local police and law enforcement," Isabel Diaz Ayuso told a news briefing after meeting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez in an
  • Questions over the logic of partial lockdown 
    Imkong Walling Dimapur | August 2 Dimapur will transition into ‘partial lockdown’ mode beginning August 3 after a week of ‘total lockdown’ from July 26-August 2. The total shutdown, except medical outlets and hospitals, was enforced in the hope of curbing or breaking the chain of spread after cases began to alarmingly surge beginning mid-July.  The purpose was, by all measure, well intentioned, and the weeks ahead would tell whether the total freezin