MUMBAI: A man from Dombivili in Maharashtra tested positive for coronavirus. He had come back from Turkey. The man had attended a family wedding. He also distributed chocolates to kids, claim reports.
After he tested positive, his family has now been out under isolation. People are also demanding action against the man for this kind of negligence.
With cases of coronavirus infections surging in the country and 16 people dead, the whole country has been put under 21 day lockdown to deal with the situation. Maharashtra has registered the highest number of cases of coronavirus infections.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced nationwide three weeks lockdown starting from Tuesday midnight. All States and Union Territories will come under its purview.
Stating that “the next 21 days will be very crucial for India”, the Prime Minister added in a live telecast on Tuesday night, “We are taking all steps to ensure continuous supply of essential commodities. In view of the current situation, the nationwide complete lockdown will be in place for 21 days — three weeks. Today India is at the stage where our actions today will decide that to what extent we can bring down the impact of this disaster. This is the time to strengthen our resolve again and again.
He said this is an essential step to fight coronavirus decisively. He added that saving lives is priority as of now.