New Delhi: The national capital is set to impose Section 144 from 9 PM on Sunday to 12 midnight of March 31 in the wake of the increasing number of cases of coronavirus pandemic. The government decision comes after three new deaths were reported in a single day. Also Read - Naomi Osaka Supports 'Brave Decision' to Postpone Tokyo Olympics 2020

A number of other cities impacted by the contagious disease have also imposed similar restrictions. At least 75 districts in the country with confirmed cases of COVID-19 are under strict lock down. Meanwhile, the government has also suspended all local trains and inter-state transport till March 31 to contain a further spread. Also Read - Coronavirus: PM Narendra Modi Praises Suresh Raina For Donation to COVID-19 Relief Funds in Quirky Fashion | POST

The total number of active cases of coronavirus in the country has climbed to 341, with the death toll at 7. The latest death was reported from Gujarat. Earlier today, a 38-year-old Bihar man who returned from Qatar with the virus died, becoming the youngest coronavirus death. Also Read - Amid COVID-19 Fear, Migrant Workers Huddle at Anand Vihar Bus Terminus in Hope to Return Home