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Hard Numbers: Rwanda locks down, Italians defy orders, Colombian prisoners riot

23: At least 23 inmates were killed when a prison in Bogota, Colombia, erupted in violence over overcrowding and poor health conditions amid coronavirus fears.


33%: About a third of people living in the US are now under government orders to sharply restrict movement outside their homes, as states and local governments step up measures to contain the COVID-19 outbreak.

40%: Italian authorities, analyzing citizens' mobile phone data, said that about 40 percent of people in the hard-hit northern region of Lombardy were still moving around "too much." Perhaps they need to hear from these local mayors who are ready to send "flamethrowers" at them.

17: Rwanda reported its 17th case of coronavirus on Sunday as it became the first country in Africa to lockdown its population to fight the spread of the disease.

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