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Since the start of 2021, a growing number of countries have seen street protests, some of which have turned violent, against government measures implemented to combat COVID-19.

In the same period, nearly 100 countries have imposed nationwide lockdowns or stay-at-home orders, nearly a year since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic .

Europe

Protests erupted in several European countries, including Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom. United.

In the Netherlands, protests turned violent, resulting in more than 240 arrests after the government instituted a nighttime curfew. In the coastal town of Urk, violent protesters torched a COVID-19 testing center and launched fireworks at police. Step Vaessen, of Al Jazeera, who reports from Amsterdam, said the rioters were mostly disgruntled young men. She added that the unrest was in part driven by “conspiracy thinkers” linked to the far-right QAnon movement.

People protest against coronavirus restrictions in Eindhoven, the Netherlands on January 24, 2021. The Netherlands has been on lockdown since December and is expected to continue until February 9 [File: Rob Engelaar/EPA-EFE]

Middle East

In Tripoli, Lebanon’s second largest city, hundreds of angry protesters took to the streets to denounce the lack of any economic aid despite a nationwide coronavirus lockdown and strict stay-at-home orders. Witnesses and local media reported that police fired live ammunition as protesters attempted to storm the city’s government building. One person was killed and 200 others injured during several nights of clashes.

In neighboring Israel, ultra-Orthodox protesters clashed with police as authorities faced new challenges enforcing coronavirus restrictions in religious communities across the country.

Lebanese protesters set fire to vehicle in the country’s northern port city of Tripoli on January 27, 2021 [File: Fathi al-Masri/AFP]

Rest of the world

Demonstrations also took place in Toronto, Canada, and Wellington, New Zealand.

Lockout times

According to the data compiled By the Oxford Coronavirus Government Response Tracker, nearly 100 countries and territories around the world have reintroduced in-home controls that require residents not to leave home, with a few exceptions, such as for essential travel, daily exercise or the races.

The table below summarizes the extent of these lockdowns nationwide over 12 months (January 16, 2020 – January 15, 2021).

300 to 366 days

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ด Bolivia (320 days), ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Peru (307 days), ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณ Honduras (306 days), ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พ Paraguay (305 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Argentina (303 days), ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธ Bahamas (302 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Jamaica (302 days), ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ช Venezuela (302 days), ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ป El Salvador (301 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India (300 days).

250 to 299 days

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Algeria (299 days), ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Chile (297 days), ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Congo (294 days), ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Nigeria (293 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณ Guinea (292 days), ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ด Tonga (291 days), ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China (289 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Kosovo (287 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico (285 days), ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธ Palestine (278 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Myanmar (277 days), ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท Puerto Rico (276 days), ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉ Chad (276 days), ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ท Suriname (273 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พ Guyana (272 days), ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh (271 days), ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผ Rwanda (270 days), ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Uganda (263 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Morocco (260 days), ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Fiji (257 days), ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Brazil (256 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พ Libya (252 days), ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ Panama (252 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ด Dominican Republic (251 days).

200 to 249 days

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Philippines (247 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช Kenya (246 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ Zimbabwe (245 days), ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ท Eritrea (236 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Israel (233 days), ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan (229 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ South Africa (220 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Kazakhstan (213 days), ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡น Haiti (211 days), ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States (201 days).

150 to 199 days

๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal (199 days), ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium (195 days), ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ Ecuador (195 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถ Iraq (195 days), ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ Vietnam (194 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง Lebanon (192 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala (193 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Kyrgyz Republic (192 days), ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal (192 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia (185 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Indonesia (185 days), ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain (183 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Azerbaijan (181 days), ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Turkey (180 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ด Jordan (177 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Sri Lanka (177 days), ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒ Oman (173 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland (171 days), ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Colombia ( 169 days), ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia (169 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท Liberia (163 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy (156 days), ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ Tunisia (156 days), ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Eswatini (155 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซ Afghanistan (154 days )).

100 to 149 days

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France (146 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช Georgia (146 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Albania (145 days), ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Uzbekistan (141 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece (138 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria (137 days), ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan (132 days), ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ Cyprus (131 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด Angola (129 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผ Aruba (128 days), ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ Bosnia and Herzegovina (128 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ Kuwait (128 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จ Monaco (126 days), ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary (124 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ท Mauritania (124 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Madagascar (122 days), ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธ South Sudan (122 days), ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania (120 days), ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ป Cape Verde (117 days), ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บ Cuba (116 days), ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ช Yemen (109 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Gabon (108 days), ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Democratic Republic of Congo (107 days), ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ Senegal (107 days), ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ‡ง Barbados (105 days), ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒ Bermuda (102 days).

50 to 99 days

๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Namibia (96 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom (94 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ Malaysia (94 days), ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Sudan (92 days), ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Slovakia (92 days), ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Egypt (91 days), ๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Togo (91 days), ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผ Botswana (90 days), ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญ Bahrain (88 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany (88 days), ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czech Republic (79 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ Luxembourg (79 days), ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ‡ซ Burkina Faso (72 days), ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Singapore (72 days), ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ New Zealand (71 days), ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น Trinidad and Tobago (70 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡น Malta (69 days), ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Saudi Arabia (69 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณ Mongolia (68 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ Mauritius (68 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Gambia (67 days), ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟ Belize (65 days), ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ Syria (62 days), ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎ US Virgin Islands (62 days)), ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑ East Timor (60 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธ Lesotho (59 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Dominica (56 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Djibouti (55 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Moldova (53 days), ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Serbia (53 days), ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒ San Marino (52 days), ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช Estonia (50 days).

1-49 days

๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Croatia (49 days), ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands (49 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บ Guam (41 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช United Arab Emirates (40 days), ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌ Papua New Guinea (40 days), ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ Bulgaria (37 days)), ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จ Seychelles (36 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Laos (35 days), ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซ Central African Republic (34 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น Lithuania (31 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท South Korea (28 days), ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ด Somalia (28 days), ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Sierra Leone (24 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Zambia (23 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญ Cambodia (21 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ Ghana (20 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Kiribati (16 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฎ ๐Ÿ‡ท Iran (13 days)), ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ Uruguay (11 days), ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland (9 days), ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada (7 days), ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ง Solomon Islands (3 days), ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏ Tajikistan (3 days), ๐Ÿ‡ฒ ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Mozambique (1 day).

No national lockdowns applied, only recommended or isolated lockouts

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Andorra, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Ivory Coast, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Costa Rica, ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Denmark, ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น Ethiopia, ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Greenland, ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Hong Kong, ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan, ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป Latvia, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Mali, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผ Malawi, ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ช Niger, ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Norway, ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Qatar, ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Slovenia, ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden, ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Thailand, ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒ Turkmenistan, ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ukraine, ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บ Vanuatu

No nationwide restrictions or recommendations for staying at home

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎ Burundi, ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ Benin, ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ Belarus, ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณ Brunei, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon, ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ด Faroe Islands, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ Iceland, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ด Macao, ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Nicaragua, ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผ Taiwan, ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟ Tanzania,

Countries / territories not included above may not have sufficient data.



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