World coronavirus circumstances surpassed 400,000, in response to information collated by Johns Hopkins College. Nearly 17,000 individuals have now died, whereas greater than 100,000 have recovered
Italy reported a leap of 743 deaths up to now day – 141 greater than Monday
Whereas the variety of deaths has risen, the variety of new infections seems to be slowing down
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has imposed a nationwide lockdown in an try and sluggish the unfold of the coronavirus.
The restrictions got here into drive at midnight native time (18:30 GMT) and will likely be enforced for 21 days.
“There will likely be a complete ban on venturing out of your houses,” Mr Modi mentioned in a televised handle.
He appealed for individuals to not panic – however crowds rapidly mobbed shops within the capital, Delhi, and different cities.
Correspondents say it’s not clear how – or even when – individuals will now be allowed out to purchase meals and different necessities.
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