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Coronavirus

India extends world's largest lockdown for second time

New guidelines permit some businesses to resume work in low-risk areas

Migrant workers sit in a bus as they wait to leave for their home town, after being stranded in the central state of Madhya Pradesh due to the lockdown in India, on May 1.   © Reuters

NEW DELHI -- India's lockdown of over 1 billion people was extended Friday by two weeks to fight the spread of the coronavirus that has led to more than 1,150 deaths across the country.

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