India to enter COMPLETE lockdown from midnight – PM Modi

India to go into COMPLETE lockdown from midnight – PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has introduced that the nation will go into full lockdown for a interval of 21 days starting on Wednesday after midnight.

“If we aren’t capable of handle the upcoming 21 days, we will likely be pushed again 21 years,” Modi mentioned. 

There will likely be a complete ban on venturing out of your houses.

The nation had been in a partial lockdown for a number of days, with the so-called ‘janta curfew’ imposed all through the nation to limit the liberty of motion within the hopes of stemming the tide of an infection, however Modi introduced the choice to increase each the size and size of the lockdown in a televised handle on Tuesday. 

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Modi’s authorities additionally shut down all air and practice journey, along with closing the vast majority of companies and all faculties and educational establishments.

At current, India has recorded over 519 circumstances of coronavirus an infection with some 10 deaths to date.

Modi described the Covid-19 pandemic as a “main catastrophe” whereas praising Indians for his or her adherence to the pre-existing self-curfew. 

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He additionally highlighted the alarming enhance within the fee of an infection the world over and the necessity for “excessive measures” to deal with the disaster head on – even at the price of important injury to the Indian economic system. 

“Actually, the nation should bear the financial value of this lockdown. However [the] authorities’s precedence is to save lots of the life of each Indian presently,” Modi mentioned.

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