Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday once again reached out to the nation amid the Lockdown21 to spread a message of positivity, community and strength and he urged each one to light up candles or diyas or torch or mobile flashlights on April 5 at 9 pm to show solidarity with each other, on what will be day 12 of the ongoing 21-day nationwide lockdown which is in effect in a bid to contain the fast-spreading COVID-19 pandemic. He also urged everyone to not go outside or gather on the roads to maintain social distancing.Also Read - Identify 10 Tasks to be Completed in Next 3 Months, Work on Time-bound Targets to Increase People's Ease of Living: PM Modi to DMs
After PM Modi’s video on requesting to switch off all the lights of their houses at 9 pm on April 5 to fight against Coronavirus was out, Bollywood stars including Taapsee Pannu, Hema Malini, Bhumi Pednekar and others showed their support and are requesting everyone to do so. Also Read - Omicron in Community Transmission Stage in India, Dominant Strain in Metro Cities, Confirms Govt Body
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At present, the situation in India is really bad. The COVID-19 count continued to rise sharply today. Over 300 new coronavirus cases were reported across the country in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in India to 2,301. The death toll has increased to 56.