Coronavirus Cases in India: The risk of the new wave of coronavirus is increasing all over the country. In the last 24 hours, again more than 24 thousand new cases of coronavirus have been reported. While 130 patients have died during this period. Presently, given the new threat of Corona, the central and state governments are on alert. PM Narendra Modi has called a meeting of the CMs of the states on March 17. At the same time, lockdown is being done again in many areas of Maharashtra. Board examinations of 10th and 12th have been postponed in view of the increasing cases of corona in Punjab. State governments are issuing guidelines at their own level.
The condition of the country in the last 24 hours
Talking about the last 24 hours, there have been about 24366 new cases of coronavirus across the country. During this time 130 patients have died. With this, the total number of patients infected with Coronavirus has reached 11,409,524 in the country so far. A total of 158,892 patients have died due to this. A total of 11,025,493 patients have recovered from this. There are 225,139 active cases, of which 8,944 cases are critical.
Maharashtra government in alert mode
Maharashtra government is in an alert mode in view of increasing cases of coronavirus. Lockdown has been imposed in many places in the state. In Nagpur, a lockdown has been imposed against strict restrictions for 1 week. Except for the cinema hall, restaurants and health and essential services in the state, all the offices will work with half capacity till 31 March. This announcement has been made by the state government. The state government issued a notification saying that no one will be allowed to enter these establishments without wearing masks or checking the temperature. The number of new cases in Maharashtra had crossed 15,000 on Monday.
Exams postponed in Punjab
The Punjab School Education Board has announced to postpone the final examinations of class 10th and 12th for a month in view of the increasing corona cases. The 10th class exams will now start from May 4 instead of April 9. The 12th class examinations will start from April 20, which was earlier to start from March 22.
Non-spectator T20 matches
It has now been decided to conduct three T20 matches between India and England at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad without any spectators.