Seven in 10 people worldwide would encourage sealing off whole towns or cities impacted by coronavirus to slow down the spread of disease, according to a survey of taxpayers in 10 countries according to news agency Reuters.
Reuters quoted results from a survey by polling company Ipsos to mention that a definite majority supported lockdowns to stop anyone entering or departing urban areas which have seen large quantities of coronavirus instances.
“In Italy, where it’s already occurring, 60% service that the entire quarantine of affected cities and towns.”
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that the amount of individuals infected with Covid-19 has topped 94,000 since it evolves into more countries. The WHO warned that there’s a”very high” danger from the disease globally.
China has enforced lockdown policies which limit the movement of countless millions of citizens in a bid to stop new infections, while Italy has also placed a series of towns to quarantine.
Rights advocates have voiced alarm over intrusive surveillance measures utilized by nations such as China and Russia to apply quarantine rules.
California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday announced a state of crisis following the country reported its first departure from coronavirus. California has verified 53 instances of the virus on Wednesday afternoon.