Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the country at 8 pm on Tuesday on the coronavirus flare-up.
“Will address the nation at 8 PM today, 24th March 2020, on vital aspects relating to the menace of COVID-19,” Modi tweeted.
PM Narendra Modi to Address the Nation Again Tonight: COVID Outbreak
He had tended to the country on efforts to battle the virus on March 19 and approached people to show their appreciation for clinical and essential workers by applauding them for five minutes at 5 pm on Sunday from their balconies. Hundreds, however, ended up social event on roads in several cities, beating plates and blowing conch shells, regardless of restrictions imposed taking into account ‘Janata Curfew’ to halt the spread of the infection.
Almost 500 coronavirus cases have been accounted for in India up until now, as indicated by Health Ministry information on Tuesday.
As instances of the viral infection flooded, authorities have put nearly the whole nation under lockdown, restricting gathering of people and suspending road, rail, and air traffic till March 31.