Coronavirus has proved to be the world’s worst health crisis in 100 years as it has halted the day to day operations around the world compelling countries for a lockdown and function virtually including India.
Amid Coronavirus, (also known as COVID-19), the Janata curfew imposed on March 22 in Delhi and March 23 nationally, will continue from today as the Covid-19 cases have escalated to 396 on Sunday from 315 on Saturday- the biggest jump in a day- and the death toll going to seven from four.
Delhi, Telangana, Andra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, and Uttrakhand will be shut until March 31 with a possibility of more states joining them.
The lockdown in West Bengal will last until March 27 while Uttar Pradesh announced the lockdown in 16 districts till March 25.
Bihar and Chattisgarh too have announced the lockdown of their urban areas until March 31.
Globally, the deaths from coronavirus stand at more than 13,000 with over 300,000 infected and commuting is believed to be one of the major reasons in its expansion and so halting transportation domestically and internationally would help fight the rapid spread of the disease.
Passenger trains, interstate buses, metro trains and suburban have been halted until March 31 and state borders have been sealed.
This is the worst health calamity the world is facing since 1918-1919 and the virus has no cure. None is likely to be seen at least the next 12 to 18 months.