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NBC News 30 Apr 2020

Many In Tokyo Ignoring Call to Stay Home To Stop Coronavirus Spreading


A state of emergency is in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but under Japanese law it can only request compliance - not demand it.

A village in the Philippines is using an interesting approach to remind residents to stay home and practice social distancing.

Youth leaders in Manila dressed up as Star Wars characters are spreading the message as the coronavirus lockdown continues.

They patrol by boat and on foot to make sure quarantine measures are adhered to.

The world's smallest woman, Jyoti Amge, took to the streets to call on people to remain at home during the lockdown in India, Monday, April 13.
From cleaning your home to buying groceries, this is how we can practice social distancing and stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic.
Volunteers in an Indonesian village are dressing as "Pocong," a ghost from local folklore, to scare residents into staying home during the coronavirus pandemic.

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