India under lockdown to fight coronavirus

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – India has mounted the largest attempted lockdown yet in the coronavirus crisis, ordering 1.3 billion people to stay at home from midnight for three weeks to prevent a public health disaster. In a televised address on Tuesday night, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that for the next 21 days, almost one-fifth of the world’s population should “forget what going out means”, reported the Guardian