The usually bustling Gran Via in Madrid is deserted on Sunday, a day after the Spanish government announced a lockdown. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: ‘empty streets’ as Spain braces for nationwide lockdown

  • People will be barred from leaving home for the next two weeks unless they need food, medicine or if they have to go to work
  • It is the worst-hit country in Europe after Italy, which has imposed similar restrictions
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The usually bustling Gran Via in Madrid is deserted on Sunday, a day after the Spanish government announced a lockdown. Photo: EPA-EFE
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