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New York announces all non-essential workers must stay homeThe week explained | Sign up for our weekly newsletterSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.37pm GMT Hundreds of UK British nationals stranded in Peru due to the coronavirus pandemic could be flown home early next week, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has said.More than 400 British and Irish citizens are believed to be in the South American country, with some fearing they would be unable to leave following a Government lockdown.I spoke to my counterpart in Peru today, @GMeza_Cuadra and we committed to work together in the coming days, so Britons in Peru and Peruvian nationals in UK can return home, amidst the challenges of tackling Covid-19. 8.31pm GMT The coronavirus death toll in Turkey has increased by 12 to 21, the country’s health ministry has said. Continue reading…
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Publish date : 2020-03-21 20:39:49
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