In Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, UP, Punjab, and Bengal new Corona cases were reported. Due to the increase, PM Narendra Modi has requested for JanataCurfew (People Curfew) on March 22
The whole tally in the country has increased to 247 due to new cases being reporting in almost every part of the country. The new cases were 32 foreign nationals and 5 deaths are from Maharashtra, Delhi, Karnataka, Punjab. An Italian student who recovered from Coronavirus is dead due to cardiac arrest. The patient was a heart and lung patient who has recovered from Covid-19. The offices will remain close in Mumbai until March 31 as a precautionary measure. This date might be extended if the situation becomes worse.
A person who has a recent travel history to the UK has been reported to have corona. The second case for today has been reported from West Bengal. In Andhra Pradesh, a man traveling back from Saudi to Vizag has been reported to be tested positive for corona.
In Punjab, a woman who is residing in phase-3, Mohali, has been tested positive for the virus. Several other states like Gujarat, Punjab, Rajasthan has seen an increase in the number of cases. The total count in the country is at 247 cases. The number of people who are affected due to corona is at 10 in Ladakh and 4 in J&K.
In the 30 min broadcast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the people of India to stay at home during the coming Sunday from 7 am to 9 pm. He also said people should opt for work from home and reduce the contact with each other. He also said the World War 1 and 2 didn’t impact the world as much as Corona did. He concluded by saying people should stop panic buying.
No International Flights will leave the country with passengers of India or foreign citizens this week. Vistara has said it will operate 7 flights from Delhi to Katmandu and Singapore from March 20 to March 22 by prioritizing the customer convenience.