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Coronavirus

New Delhi lockdown shuts all transport, offices and factories

Restrictions to last until month-end and come on top of nationwide curfew

NEW DELHI -- The sprawling Indian capital of New Delhi, home to 20 million, will go under complete lockdown from 6 a.m. Monday through March 31, the minister in charge of the city said Sunday.

With three more people reported succumbing to the virus on Sunday, a total of seven patients have died in India, a country of 1.3 billion which has so far reported 360 positive cases, including 27 in Delhi.

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