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Hundreds of millions of people in India, including in its two largest cities, were ordered Wednesday to wear face masks or coverings amid a nationwide lockdown to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.Residents in the capital New Delhi and financial hub Mumbai, which have a combined population of almost 40 million, as well as in the most-populous state Uttar Pradash where 200 million live, will have to cover their faces in public spaces.
"Wearing of facial masks can reduce the spread of coronavirus substantially," Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said late Wednesday."Therefore, it has been decided that facial masks will be compulsory for anyone stepping out of their house."With masks running short around the world, however, one official told AFP that "face cover will be a more appropriate word."
"Gamcha (a type of cotton cloth) or any cotton cloth which can cover your mouth can also be used," the official, Mrityunjay Kumar, media adviser with UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, said.The health ministry on the weekend advised all residents in the nation of 1.3 billion people to cover their noses and mouths with homemade reusable face covers.
It also released instructions online on how people could make their own masks.
The new rules came as India's official number of cases rose above 6,200, including 184 deaths.France is already in a technical recession, the Bank of France said. Its first-quarter performance was its worst since 1945.
But officials at the US Federal Reserve said the wide-ranging closures of businesses should not have the lasting impact that was seen in the wake of the global financial crisis in 2008.As some European countries weighed easing lockdown measures to allow economic activity to resume in earnest, the WHO urged against it.
"Now is not the time to relax measures," said WHO's Europe director Hans Kluge in a statement.Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Namdar Zangeneh (C) attends the 6th Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting in Vienna, Austria, July 2, 2019. Ten non-OPEC oil producing countries led by Russia endorsed on Tuesday the decision by the OPEC to extend production cuts until next March. (Photo: Xinhua)