Will the 21-day Coronavirus lockdown be extended? Here is TRUTH!
Ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, one question has been doing the rounds everywhere – Will the lockdown be extended by PM Modi?
Ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, one question has been doing the rounds everywhere – Will the lockdown be extended by PM Modi? There are multiple reports suggesting that the isolation period could be more than 21 days. However, you should not believe any of these reports.
As India entered Day 6 of a 21-day lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus, Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba said Centre does not plan to extend the lockdown. "I am surprised to see such reports, there is no such plan of extending the lockdown," news agency ANI reported Cabinet Secretary Gauba as saying.
Positive coronavirus cases rose above 1,000 in India as of Sunday evening, government data showed, while the total number of deaths touched 27.
The government is trying to tackle the situation by implementing several measures. At the same time, it is encouraging people to stay indoors. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday shared 3D animated videos of him performing yoga on Twitter to show how he remains fit.
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"During yesterday's #MannKiBaat, someone asked me about my fitness routine during this time. Hence, thought of sharing these Yoga videos," he tweeted. "I hope you also begin practising Yoga regularly," he wrote.
Responding to a question in his monthly radio address "Mann ki Baat" on Sunday on how he is keeping fit during the lockdown, the prime minister had said he would post the "Yoga with Modi" videos.
"But do remember, that I am not a fitness expert, I am also not a yoga teacher. I am merely a practitioner," he had said.
"... Some yoga asanaas have greatly benefitted me. It is possible that some of these tips might help you too during the lockdown," Modi said on Sunday.
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