As the sun sets in New Delhi rose Sunday morning, the normally chaotic streets of the metropolis were unusually quiet. A few minutes later, at 07:00, also conducting, was dispersed at the last minute errands as a national curfew took effect. Announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as “curfews people” against voluntary shutdown crown lasted for 14 hours to 21.00 – leaving empty markets, railway stations calm and attractions actually looking like they do in photographs. Authorities said the curfew would serve as a test, to see how the country prepares to 1.3 billion euro – the second most populous country in the world – had to deal with the pandemic. E ‘was perhaps the largest in the world operating in the voluntary social distancing to date. But two days later, the Indians found themselves against a block, which was no longer optional. announced to leave their homes on Tuesday night, the first absolute prohibition Minister Narendra Modi for 21 days on the Indians, with the coming into force at midnight local time, suddenly fighting COVID-19 with a fifth of the world population en masse. “To save India and every Indian, will be a total ban on venturing out of your homes,” said Modi. “It ‘s impossible to say, the price India has to pay if the continued irresponsible behavior.” The move followed days of growing restrictions. Monday ‘, more than 200 million people were already in 75 municipalities and four were under lockdown. rail service in India, which until recently, some 25 million passengers a day with trains announced by March 31 race would stop so soon. And airports have all been at the national level, but abandoned after a no fly low and incoming entered into force late Sunday. With only 469 confirmed cases of COVID-19:10 registered deaths, the outbreak is less advanced in India which is in much of the rest of the world to enter the case registered 360,000. This could be due to the warmer climates of India in part – though experts say it is too early to say. What they do know is that only 15,000 tests were carried out in India, starting on Monday, and the respective disease could spread many densely populated urban areas of the country undetected, the public health system in the country threatens to overwhelm. “I am deeply worried about us and many community transmission are only to be aware of because it is not widespread testing,” said Dr. Ashish Jha, director of the Global Institute of Harvard health, long said earlier in March. The figures, he said, are “just not right.” Click Stay updated with our daily newsletter crown. Although the Indian government social distancing measures, the implementation began some of the people showed that behavior change would not be an easy task. Across the country, people gathered on the balconies and in doorways at 05:00 on Sunday, the nation’s health care workers applaud, to a request from the Prime Minister to show how it reacts during practice social distancing solidarity. But in some areas flooded large crowds in the streets excited banging pots and pans, risking the further spread of the virus. In a residential complex in Mumbai, it showed pictures residents jostling for space on a balcony. These settings may change over time, such as public health information campaigns to gather steam. In front of all phone calls, listen to the Indians now the sound of a person coughing – followed by a pre-recorded message to say, sneezing into a tissue, wash your hands and keep your distance from people who show symptoms. But concerns remain live for millions of Indians in tight urban slums in which social distancing is not feasible and sanitation are poor. India has urged Indians how to prepare for a long distance only one hospital bed per 2,000 inhabitants is far below the World Health Organization recommendation 20.em late on Sunday when the voluntary curfew It ended. “Janata Curfew [curfew] people will end at 9:00, but it does not mean that we should begin to celebrate,” he said. “And ‘the beginning of a long struggle. People should not come from homes in states that have announced a block. In other states, it is not very important, do not come out from your homes.” Please send any suggestions, cables and [email protected] stories.
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