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Greece to Impose Lockdown to Contain Spread of Coronavirus

People walk across the empty Monastiraki square under the Acropolis in central Athens, on March 18.

People walk across the empty Monastiraki square under the Acropolis in central Athens, on March 18.

Photographer: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP via Getty Images

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Greece will impose a national lockdown from 6 a.m. on March 23 in an attempt to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus.