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Coronavirus

Central Asian nations tighten restrictions as coronavirus spreads

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan expand countermeasures

Kazakh law enforcement officers wearing protective masks stand guard at a checkpoint, following the state emergency commission's decision to lock down Almaty to prevent the spread of COVID-19, on the outskirts of Almaty, Kazakhstan, on March 19.   © Reuters

ALMATY (Reuters) -- Authorities in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan have announced fresh restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus as the number of cases in Central Asia snowballed.

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