Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India's 'Janta Curfew' Kicks In; City Streets Deserted

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In the wake of coronavirus pandemic, PM Modi had announced a 'Janta curfew' to be implemented on Sunday, March 22, a self-imposed curfew from 7 am to 9 pm which got popular reception.

Written By Digital Desk | Mumbai | Updated On:
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In the wake of coronavirus pandemic, PM Modi had announced a 'Janta curfew' to be implemented on Sunday, March 22, a self-imposed curfew from 7 am to 9 pm which got popular reception.
Adnan Sami on Janta Curfew
1 week ago | March 22, 2020 14:13

Adnan Sami in interaction with Arnab Goswami sang his iconic 'Lift Kara De' on Republic's special edition of #IndiaComeTogether. 

Grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand and Mahesh Jethmalani joined Republic's special broadcast as the country observes Janta Curfew on March 22.

 

Janta Curfew Special coverage
1 week ago | March 22, 2020 14:13

Bollywood personalities actor Vivek Oberoi and singer Bappi Lahiri observed Janta Curfew and interacted with Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami. 

Breaking the news on Republic, Dr. Devi Shetty said that 'Karnataka will become the first in the country where there will be 2500 beds available for Covonavirus, with ICU facilities.' 
 

 

Mohandas Pai on Janta Curfew
1 week ago | March 22, 2020 13:04

Mohandas Pai expressed his happiness towards India's response to the Janta Curfew proposed by the government amid the COVID-19 outbreak. He said, "What is heartening is how India responds - we've seen negativity over few things last few weeks, but everyone has united to answer the PM's call."

 

Singer Shankar Mahadevan on Janta Curfew
1 week ago | March 22, 2020 12:21

Singer Shankar Mahadevan gave a musical tribute to India as the country observes Janta Curfew proposed by Prime Minister Modi on March 22. In an interaction with Arnab, he said, "Irrespective of the political party, profession, all of us have come together, we have understood the cause, this war that we are fighting, which we are going to win for sure." In addition, he urged people to not break the chain, as it is an 'ingenious step' by Prime Minister Modi.


 

 

 

Heena Sidhu, Dr Pawan Goenka and Leander Paes join Republic's special broadcast
1 week ago | March 22, 2020 12:19

Heena Sidhu, Dr Pawan Goenka, and Leander Paes join Republic's special broadcast with Editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami.

 

India observes Janata curfew, iconic monuments deserted
1 week ago | March 22, 2020 12:17

India Gate, New Delhi 

Howrah Bridge, Kolkata 

Victoria Memorial, Kolkata 

READ| India's icons lonely but beautiful on Janta Curfew as country unites by staying at home

Marine Drive, Mumbai  

 

Chief Cardiovascular Surgeon Ramakanta Panda's advice
1 week ago | March 22, 2020 12:04

Ramakanta Panda the Chief Cardiovascular Surgeon & MD of Mumbai's Asian Heart Institute advising people amid the COVID-19 outbreak said, "Don't panic and don't be careless." "Don't panic, because 95% this is not at all dangerous. But at the same time, you have to understand that 80% of patients don't get any symptoms. This is not one day, we have to follow it probably for weeks and months. One person can spread it to one lakh person and 100 people can spread it to one crore people. So be careful" he added.
 

 

Yogi Adityanath encourages 'social distancing'
1 week ago | March 22, 2020 10:44

Endorsing the Janta Curfew, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath urged people the maintain social distancing and said that the state government has taken measures. 

"Janta Curfew is being observed across the country today. It is a battle against Coronavirus. Social distancing is the best way to defeat the pandemic and prevent its spread. State govt has taken all essential measures to fight COVID-19," Yogi Adityanath said. 

 

Nutrition and exercise science expert offers tips
1 week ago | March 22, 2020 10:39

Nutrition and exercise science expert Rutuja Diwekar offers a range of tips to combat the Coronavirus outbreak as the country observes Janta Curfew. She said, "What I have included in my plans are simple things, like dal chawal (rice and dal), besan ka chilla (flour pancakes). I am also using the quarantine plan to revive our forgotten nutritious food. There used to be this tradition to make pickle, papad, laddoos, I think this week is a wonderful opportunity to revive that."


 

Delhi Police distribute roses
1 week ago | March 22, 2020 10:14

Delhi Police distributed roses to people who were spotted on the streets on the day of 'Janta Curfew' and encouraged them to wear masks, stay indoors and take precautions amid the COVID-19 outbreak. 

 

 

 

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