Gaza Under Lockdown After First Local Cases of Virus

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The Gaza Strip is one of the most densely populated areas on earth about two million people in an area the size of Detroit, not ideal when there's a highly contagious virus out there on Monday the hamas-controlled territory reported the first cases of the coronavirus that have been spread internally. This prompted Hamas to impose a lockdown throughout Gaza for forty eight hours. The police used loudspeakers to say for your safety. Stay at home today businesses, schools and mosques are shut. Beaches were basically empty

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