Axar.az
UP
4 April 2020


India's 1.3bn people to enter 'total lockdown'

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

India is to impose a nationwide lockdown in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced.

Axar.az reports that, the restrictions will apply from midnight local time (18:30 GMT) and will be enforced for 21 days.

"There will be a total ban on venturing out of your homes," Mr Modi said in a televised address.

India - which has a population of 1.3bn - joins a growing list of countries that have imposed similar measures.

Nearly 400,000 people have tested positive for the virus worldwide, and around 17,000 have died.

The new measures follow a sharp increase in cases in recent days. There have been 519 confirmed cases in India and 10 reported deaths.

Date
2020.03.24 / 22:35
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

Another earthquake hit Turkey today - Updated

Trudeau calls US stop on medical supplies ‘mistake’

Putin's credit decision: Citizens have been given a respite

Turkey: Death toll from coronavirus rises to 425

Latvia confirms first coronavirus death

Erdogan discussed the coronavirus with Michelle

UK coronavirus death toll up 684 in 24 hours

Europe now depends on China - Le Pen

Turkey left the first NATO virtual conference earlier

Health minister violated the quarantine, apologized

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla