Lebanon PM orders security forces to enforce virus curfew

BEIRUT, March 21 (Reuters) - Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab asked the security forces on Saturday to enforce stricter measures to keep people indoors and prevent gatherings to curb a coronavirus outbreak.

In a speech, Diab said this would include patrols and checkpoints, calling on the Lebanese to stay home and only go out if "absolutely necessary". (Reporting by Ellen Francis; Editing by Kevin Liffey)