Indian PM Modi announces 21-day lockdown from midnight to fight COVID-19

Source:Xinhua Published: 2020/3/24 22:55:34

Municipal workers spray disinfectant in Agartala, the capital city of India's northeastern state of Tripura, on March 23, 2020. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in India Tuesday rose to 492, India's health ministry said. (Str/Xinhua)

In a bid to fight against COVID-19, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a countrywide lockdown for 21 days, beginning Tuesday night at 24:00 hours.


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