Indians line up to buy medicines in Hyderabad on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi apologized for imposing a three-week national lockdown, but said it was “needed to win” the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. Many developing countries have had relatively few confirmed cases so far, but it now appears the number is expected to rise sharply. India just surpassed 1,000 cases in recent days.

Indians line up to buy medicines in Hyderabad on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi apologized for imposing a three-week national lockdown, but said it was “needed to win” the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. Many developing countries have had relatively few confirmed cases so far, but it now appears the number is expected to rise sharply. India just surpassed 1,000 cases in recent days.