Europe’s coronavirus lockdown measures compared

Governments across the world have responded to the coronavirus pandemic by bringing in unprecedented measures to limit personal freedoms in an effort to restrict contact between people and hence the outbreak's spread.

On March 17, EU leaders agreed to a 30-day ban on nonessential travel of non-EU citizens (or those of associated countries) into the bloc. But across Europe, the severity and timing of other measures has differed from country to country. Crucially, the point at which social distancing was enforced happened at different points on each country's infection curve.

Here's POLITICO's guide to when the measures were brought in and how they differ from country to country:

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