The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR — Virus outbreaks flatten in some places, while others see more cases — Slovakia orders lockdown for five poor settlements where the Roma live. — Iran’s supreme leader says mass Ramadan events may stop over virus. ——— BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Slovakia’s authorities have ordered a lockdown of five poor settlements where the Roma live separated from the majority population after 31 people there tested positive for the coronavirus. Prime Minister Igor Matovic announced the lockdown, the first in Slovakia, on Thursday, saying “I’ll be glad if you understand the necessity of the decision.” The military health personnel started the testing on Friday in 33 such settlements where the poorest of the poor Roma live, often without access to running water and without sewage systems. Authorities fear such conditions would result in a rapid spreading of the infection. The testing in the settlements was requested by Roma activists. Initially, authorities were focusing on over a thousand of those Roma who recently


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