On Sunday, the Delhi Metro services will be closed in view of the ‘Janata curfew’, DMRC’s offical twitter handle confirms.
The move is aimed at encouraging public to stay indoors and maintain social distancing, which is essential in the fight against coronavirus. corona
The total number of people who have tested positive for the novek coronavirus cases in the national capital on Thursday rose to 14, according to the Delhi Health Department.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for “resolve and restraint” to fight coronavirus, as he asked the entire country to observe ‘Janta curfew’ on Sunday.
In a nearly 30-minute address, he asked people to stay indoors and work from home as much as possible while underscoring the dangers of coronavirus, saying the world has never seen a crisis as grave as this.
The Delhi Metro also issued an advisory on COVID-19 through its Twitter handle.
— Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (@OfficialDMRC) March 19, 2020
The novel coronavirus cases in India has reached 209.
Worldwide, over 7,000 people have died, more than one lakh has been infected in 143 countries. The WHO last week declared Europe as the epicentre of the pandemic.