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Panic buying in Sri Lanka after gov't imposes curfew to curb COVID-19 spread


Colombo, Mar 24 (EFE/EPA).- Dozens of panic buyers in Sri Lanka on Tuesday stocked up on essential goods during the period of the temporary lifting of the curfew.The Sri Lankan government has implemented an island-wide curfew until at least Mar 27 in order to slow down the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease. The Asian country's health ministry announced two new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of confirmed infections throughout Sri Lanka to 99. (Camera: CHAMILA KARUNARATHNE).FOOTAGE SHOWS PANIC BUYERS LINING UP IN FRONT OF SUPERMARKETS AND A GAS STATION IN COLOMBO, SRI LANKA.

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