BREAKING: Country announces world’s largest lockdown to curb coronavirus

Sign up for our newsletter
BY TEAM DML / MARCH 24, 2020 /

GET the DML NEWS APP (FREE) Click Here

Below is a report that DML News App gives a 4 OUT OF 4 STARS trustworthiness rating. We base this rating on the following criteria:

  • Provides named sources
  • Reported by more than one notable outlet
  • Does not insert opinion or leading words
  • Includes supporting video, direct statements, or photos

Click here to read more about our rating system.

As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by APNEWS.COM:

NEW DELHI (AP) — India will begin the world’s largest lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in a TV address Tuesday night, warning that anyone going outside risked inviting the coronavirus inside their homes, and pledging $2 billion to bolster the country’s beleaguered health care system.

“To save India and every Indian, there will be a total ban on venturing out of your homes,” Modi said, adding that if the country failed to manage the next 21 days, it could be set back by 21 years.

The article goes on to state the following:

VIDEO: Mexican president: Coronavirus bailout will help poor, not major companies

India’s stay-at-home order puts nearly one-fifth of the world’s population under lockdown.

As of Tuesday morning, India had 519 cases of coronavirus, and 10 deaths.

Modi tweeted Tuesday, “My fellow citizens,  THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO NEED TO PANIC. Essential commodities, medicines etc. would be available. Centre and various state governments will work in close coordination to ensure this. Together, we will fight COVID-19 and create a healthier India.  Jai Hind!”

To get more information about this article, please visit APNEWS.COM. To weigh in, leave a comment below.

DML News App offered you the above aggregated article preview as part of our ongoing effort to educate and inform people around the world about news, events, and politics. We encourage you to obtain additional information by visiting APNEWS.COM

Sign up for our newsletter

GET the DML NEWS APP (FREE) Click Here

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *