Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu urged against panic buying saying the lockdown will end on Sunday midnight.
Coronavirus epidemic has killed 56 Iraqis and infected more than 800 others, according to the country's health ministry. Many suspect the real numbers to be much higher, as only a few thousand people from a population of 40 million have been tested.
Virus prevention measures have taken a violent turn in parts of Africa as countries impose lockdowns and curfews or seal off major cities. Cases across Africa were set to jump above 4,000 on Saturday.
A truck loaded with construction materials ploughed into a cluster of vehicles at high speed just hours after the country's coronavirus curfew took effect in the capital Cairo.
India launched a 14-hour long curfew on Sunday to limit the fast-spreading coronavirus epidemic in the country, where 315 people have so far been found to have contracted the disease.
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Chile has ordered an overnight curfew for the third day in a row as violent protests against rising living costs have claimed the lives of at least 11 people.
Violence continues despite government retreat on fare hike. Officials in Santiago said three people died in fires at two looted supermarkets early Sunday. Five more people later were found dead in the basement of a burned warehouse, authorities said.
South Carolina's Governor Henry McMaster ordered the evacuation of much of the state's coast as people wait for Florence to hit. The hurricane has been downgraded from a Category 4 storm to Category 2, but residents are still anxious.
Separatist leaders threaten major protests if India's Supreme Court annuls a constitutional provision that bars Indians from outside Kashmir from buying land or seeking government jobs in the territory.
Some police officers abandoned their posts and joined the demonstrations that erupted after night fell when the curfew was supposed to have begun.
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