Coronavirus: PM Modi to address nation at 10AM tomorrow about likely lockdown extension
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing the nation tomorrow (April 14) in what could most likely be regarding the extension of the nationwide lockdown, which incidentally began on March 25. Tomorrow also marks the last day of the 21-day lockdown, which was ordered as a measure to stop the spread of the coronavirus in India. PM Modi last week held a video-conference meeting with Chief Ministers of various Indian states, who made an appeal for the lockdown to be extended for another two weeks till April 30.
Prime Minister @narendramodi will address the nation at 10 AM on 14th April 2020.— PMO India (@PMOIndia) April 13, 2020
With a few state governments already declaring the extension of the lockdown till April 30, it is believed that PM Modi's address to the nation on Tuesday will likely be regarding the already in-effect nationwide lockdown to be extended as being requested by the Chief Ministers of all Indian states. With curbing the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak and the stabilisation and revival of the Indian economy now being the main focus, the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Governor Das in a statement said that all measures and steps will be taken for the preservation of the financial stability of the nation including the revival and growth of the economic sector in order to mitigate the adverse impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
As on Monday, the death toll across the nation due to the coronavirus disease currently stands at 308 with 9,152 cases being affected and 796 more people testing positive over the past 24 hours. As of now, 7,987 are active cases while 856 people have been cured with Maharashtra topping the states in the number of people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak across India followed by Delhi and Tamil Nadu.
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