Coronavirus lockdown: PM Modi to address the nation at 10 am today

Sallie Anderson

New Delhi:

The center dealt with growing require less sweeping curbs as a nervous nation waited for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address on the last day of the 21- day lockdown on Tuesday amidst signs of a two-week extension to attempt stop the spread of coronavirus with a record 51 deaths reported in the last 24 hours.

As expectations installed that the prime minister might harp on strategies to reboot financial activities in a graded way, Tamil Nadu and Arunachal Pradesh on Monday officially revealed an extension of the lockdown till April 30 taking to 8 the variety of states embracing this action. The other states are Odisha, Punjab, Maharashtra, Telangana, West Bengal and Karnataka. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 10am on 14th April 2020,” the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) tweeted.

Prime Minister @narendramodi will address the nation at 10 AM on 14 th April 2020.

— PMO India (@PMOIndia) April 13,2020

796 brand-new COVID-19 cases and 35 deaths have actually been reported in the last 24 hours, taking the overall variety of cases to 9,152 and deaths to308 Attending to a press rundown here, Joint Secretary in the Health Ministry Lav Agarwal stated.

Twenty-five districts throughout 15 specifies where COVID-19 infections were discovered previously have actually reported no brand-new cases in the last 14 days and the credit for it goes to the correct application of containment methods by the district administrations, Union Health Ministry stated on Monday.

These districts have no case reported given that the last 14 days and continuous vigil is being preserved to ensure that no brand-new cases might take place in future,” he stated. The districts are Gondia (Maharashtra), Raj Nand Gaon (Chhattisgarh), Davangiri (Karnataka), South Goa, Wayanad and Kottayam (Kerala), West Imphal (Manipur), Rajouri (J&K), Aizwal West (Mizoram), Mahe in Puducherry, SBS Nagar in Punjab, Patna, Nalanda and Munger in Bihar, Pratapgarh in Rajasthan, Panipat, Rohtak and Sirsa in Haryana, Pauri Garhwal in Uttrakhand and Bhadradari Kothagudem in Telangana.

Nevertheless, according to a PTI tally based upon reports from states, there were 9,594 favorable cases and 335 deaths. Fifty-one deaths were reported given that Sunday night, of which 22 were from Maharashtra, 7 each from Madhya Pradesh and Telangana, 5 from Delhi, 4 from Gujarat, 2 from West Bengal and one each from Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Jharkhand, according to the Health ministry. Of the overall 324 deaths, Maharashtra tops the tally with 149 casualties, followed by Madhya Pradesh at 43, Gujarat at 26, Delhi at 24 and Telangana at 16, it stated. Accounting for 11 deaths each, Punjab and Tamil Nadu were the other states which reported more than 10 casualties

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