India’s Coronavirus cases rise to 324: Health Ministry

The number of coronavirus cases in India has risen to 324, the health ministry has confirmed.

Maharashtra has the highest number of cases, followed by Kerala, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.

As the number of cases continued to increase, the country is witnessing an unprecedented shutdown following PM Modi’s appeal for a ‘Janta curfew’.

The ‘Janata curfew’ began at 7 am today.

Prime Minister Modi urged people to be part of ‘Janta Curfew’, which will add tremendous strength to the fight against coronavirus threat.

Punjab government has ordered complete lockdown till March 31 to stop the spread of coronavirus, an official said.

Italy reported 4825 coronavirus deaths, the highest global tally even surpassing China.