India Cases: 167,442
India now has 50 laboratories where you can be tested if you think that you are positive for the coronavirus or have come in contact with someone who is.
As of March 25th, India has initiated a nationwide order requiring citizens to stay off the streets and stay within their homes. All restaurants, bars and small businesses are shut down until further notice. If you need essential items and groceries, it is enforced to only have one member of each household to travel out at a time. Please check online to find the nearest grocery store near you.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest News Updates in India:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has addressed the nation at 10 AM today, announcing
the extension of 21-day complete lockdown to May 3.PM Modi more stringent steps will be taken for the next one week to check the spread of COVID-19. States where the possibility of Coronavirus spread will be less, maybe granted some relief after April 20. New guidelines for lockdown will be released tomorrow. According to the latest data revealed by the Union Ministry of Health, the total COVID-19 cases in India has crossed the 10,000-mark with current numbers at 10,363. In India, there are 8,988 active cases, 1035 coronavirus positive patients have been cured and one has been migrated. So far, 339 COVID-19 positive patients have died in India due to the deadly virus, as per the information shared by the Central government.
During his address to the nation, PM Modi is likely to reveal the strategy to fight the unprecedented health crisis which has affected over 190 countries. Already, states like Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Telangana have extended the lockdown till April 30 to check the spread of COVID-19. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and Delhi are the worst-affected states in terms of coronavirus positive cases and COVID-19 deaths.