Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates And Latest News: After observing a 14-hour voluntary ‘Janata Curfew’, 13 states including Delhi, Bihar and UP declared a statewide lockdown, as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in India climbed to 396. Earlier states like Maharashtra, Kerala, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand, had imposed a partial or complete lockdown in view of the deadly pandemic which has claimed 7 lives so far across the country. Also Read - List of Delhi Hotels Attached With Hospitals For Covid-19 Patients
Earlier on Sunday, 81 new cases were reported across the country, making it the largest single-day increase. Following this, the Indian government has asked all hospitals to be ready for COVID-19 patients as the number of positive coronavirus cases are expected to rise in coming days. Also Read - After Many Sadhus Show COVID Symptoms, Niranjani Akhada Announces End of Kumbh Mela For Them
On the other hand, the Modi government is reportedly considering adjourning both houses of Parliament sine die on Monday, in view of complete lockdown announced by many states. Notably, it had faced flak from many quarters for not ‘practicing what it preaches – social distancing’. Also Read - Despite Strict Restrictions, Maharashtra Registers 61,695 Fresh COVID Cases In Last 24 Hours
Both houses will convene at 2 PM on Monday when the government is likely to pass the Finance Bill first. The treasury bench may also use the floor to make an appeal to people to stay indoors. Sources say that the government may adjourn both houses sine die following this.