Indian PM Narendra Modi has ordered one-day nationwide curfew to combat the pandemic of COVID-19 . He also ordered a travel ban on all incoming air flights for 7 days starting from Sunday. On March,19, Thursday, PM Modi gave an emergency speech on COVID-19.
According to the report form Indian media, More than 194 people have been affected by COVID-19 and four people died since the outbreak till today.
After witnessing the most severe hit on Europe by COVID-19, Indian Government ordered such strict measures. The Government has suspended issuing tourist visa for all foreign countries & prohibited all incoming passengers flights from most of the EU countries. Passengers and Travelers from other countries may have to undergo a 14 day quarantine.
In his speech, PM Modi emphasized on keeping Social Distance to reduce the spread of the pandemic & said Indian people to stay safe at home for several weeks.