PM Modi announces 21 day complete lockdown from midnight tonight

PM Modi announces 21 day complete lockdown from midnight tonight

Narendra Modi on Coronavirus: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced that entire India will be locked down for the next 21 days from midnight tonight and urged Indians to forget what stepping out feels like, or warned that the entire country will go back 21 years.

"There will be a total ban on venturing out of your homes," Modi said in the televised address and also announced an emergency financial package of Rs 15,000 crore for healthcare. More than 500 coronavirus cases have been reported in India so far, and the death toll has risen to 10, according to Health Ministry data on Tuesday.