As India moves to 18th Day of it’s nationwide lockdown, the highlights of events and state wise Coronavirus updates are briefed. As scheduled Prime Minister to chair video conferencing with all state Chief Ministers today whereas on other hand Covid19 positive cases are surging at a rapid rate as Screening and testing increased in various states. Number of Coronavirus cases in India have crossed 7600 mark with 249 casualties as reported by John Hopkins University. Covid19 cases in India have started increasing rapidly for last two days & more than 800 plus cases are being registered across India. In Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Delhi several hotspots have emerged and it has resulted various areas across India are now sealed.
In last twenty four hours India has reported 1035 new cases and 40 deaths due to Coronavirus, said Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. According to Ministry 643 people have been cured so far.
On 18th day of Lockdown India reached 7600 mark and in last 24 hours most number of cases have been found across country so far. In wake of it, PM Modi on Saturday will chair video conference with all Chief Ministers of states and likely to prepare roadmap after this on Lockdown Extension.
Two states have already extended lockdown at state level ahead of Central Government's decision. As per experts views and urge from various state Governments there seems extension in 21 days lockdown by PM in coming hours.
PM Modi on Lockdown Extension- Today Prime Minister will hold Video Conference meeting with alm Chief Ministers over situation and their views on lockdown. Updates are coming that might the decision on extending of Lockdown could be taken by Prime Minister Modi after taking opinions from all CMs of states today. The decision on lockdown and resume of services have not yet decided, though two states Odisha and Punjab have extended their state level Lockdown further.
MoHFW Data- Total cases 7447, Deaths- 239, Cured 643 (April 11, 2020)
Number of COVID19 cases reached 7600- As country moved to 18th day of lockdown it is reported that in last 24 hours India has reported more than 1000 new positive cases with 40 death casualties (highest in a day). Total no of cases have reached to 7600 with 249 casualties as per John Hopkins University.
On Lockdown- As 21 days lockdown is just left three more days on Day 18 of Lockdown updates are coming that cases in India have started surging at rapid rate as on Friday India added more than 800 cases a highest in a single day so far. The overall recap of Lockdown day 18 to cover state Government's decision on Lockdown, Sealed areas, essential supplies, Covid19 testing and tracing, Central Government and ICMR decisions, Home Ministry and Health & Family Welfare Ministry's daily press briefing etc.