India’s APB New reports:
Taking a massive step to prevent further spread of the deadly Coronavirus outbreak in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced that the entire country will be put under a ‘curfew-like’ lockdown from midnight today. The lockdown will be effective for 21 days, till April 14.
Addressing the nation for the second time on the epidemic, the prime minister said that the nationwide lockdown will be just like a curfew. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in India stands at 519. Eleven people have succumbed to the virus till now.
You have to remember that a Coronavirus infected person initially appears to be normal and doesn’t show symptoms. So maintain precautions and stay at home: PM Narendra Modi #Coronavirus pic.twitter.com/bGN50NBsXQ
— ANI (@ANI) March 24, 2020
AP: India's prime minister decrees lockdown of country of 1.3 billion for 21 days
— Jesse Rodriguez (@JesseRodriguez) March 24, 2020
"Whole India under lockdown from midnight tonight… " says PM Modi.
Cannot go out. Forced lockdown. Getting out of house not allowed.
— Chetan Narula (@chetannarula) March 24, 2020
PM Modi Live – Due to the Corona Virus, a complete shutdown has been called in India. This update has been given by Mr. PM Modiin front of the people in his national addressing and he has also said that it is very important if this 21 days we have If #co https://t.co/zQ8bJxpmKb pic.twitter.com/Hv0Aj1knnE
— LetMeThink.in (@InLetmethink) March 24, 2020