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Coronavirus Update: No plan to extend lockdown beyond April 14, says cabinet secretary



The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, the pandemic has unfold throughout 177 international locations. To curb the unfold of the coronavirus within the nation Prime Minister Narendra Modi had introduced a 21-day lockdown. At the moment is the sixth day of India’s 21-day lockdown and the overall variety of reported COVID-19 circumstances in India stands at 1,071. Rumours of the lockdown being prolonged are viral on social media. At the moment the federal government has made it clear that there was no plan to increase the 21-day lockdown which got here into drive on Tuesday midnight, past April 14.

The Union Cupboard Secretary Rajiv Gauba dismissing experiences that the countrywide COVID-19 lockdown could get prolonged instructed ANI, “There are rumours & media experiences, claiming that the Authorities will lengthen the lockdown when it expires. The Cupboard Secretary has denied these experiences, and said that they’re baseless. I’m stunned to see such experiences, there is no such thing as a such plan of extending the lockdown.”

Following the lockdown, there was a large exodus of migrant employees from massive cities to their villages after being rendered jobless. The Prime Minister has apologized for the difficulties that the poor, particularly migrant employees, have been dealing with because of the lockdown which was introduced 4-hours earlier than it got here into impact.

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The variety of coronavirus circumstances in India has exceeded 1,100 and the demise toll within the nation stands at 27. Globally, the variety of circumstances is quick approaching three-quarters of one million, whereas the demise toll has exceeded 33,000.

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