The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic has spread across 180 countries. Today is the 10th day of India’s 21-day lockdown. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in India stands at 2,301. The Union Health Ministry has said that 56 people have died due to the virus.
PM Narendra Modi thanked the people of India for showing phenomenal discipline during the 21-day lockdown to control the spread of coronavirus. To defeat the darkness of despair and light our lives with hope, let’s switch off all lights for 9 minutes at 9 pm on April 5 and illuminate our surroundings with candles, diyas, torch or mobile flashlights, says the PM.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases around the world has soared past one million and deaths have topped 50,000 as the United States reported the highest daily death toll of any country so far.
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