Home deliveries and Humvees: life under Jordan’s harsh virus lockdown

Residents face a year in jail if they leave home – no grocery shopping, no pharmacy visits, no short walks

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The quarantine law says anyone caught outside will be jailed for up to a year. The car is parked on the street outside, with a box of water in the boot. Do you risk it?

Such have been the sort of dilemmas facing people in Jordan since Saturday morning, when the Middle Eastern kingdom introduced one of the most stringent anti-coronavirus regimes in the world.

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