Donald Trumo and Narendra Modi (Photo Credit: Bloomberg)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday the government would impose a nationwide lockdown from midnight for 21 days to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

“There will be a total ban on venturing out of your homes,” Modi said in a televised address. India has so far reported 482 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and nine deaths.

Source: Reuters, March 25, 2020