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Narendra Modi Speech Live: 'Power Of We The People Of India Seen During Lockdown,' Says PM

With more than 900 cases reported in the last 24 hours, the total number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 9,352. The death toll due to the Covid-19 pandemic rose to 324.

PM Narendra Modi addressing the nation on Coronavirus.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 10 am today, the last day of the 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed due to the coronavirus, amid indications that the lockdown will be extended for 14 more days with some relaxations to boost the ailing economy. 

The Centre is likely to categorise the country into red, orange and green zones depending on the number of COVID-19 cases during the proposed extended period of lockdown and might allow limited services to function in the safe zones.

With more than 900 cases reported in the last 24 hours, the total number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 9,352 on Monday. The death toll due to the novel coronavirus pandemic rose to 324, as per Health Ministry's figures. 

Follow All The Live Updates From PM Modi's Address Here. 

11:05PM: PM's address rhetoric, hollow on specifics. No financial package. Neither for poor,  nor middle class: Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi.

10:47AM: Govt Sources on the extension of lockdown to May 3rd rather than April 30 (as recommended by states): 1st May is a public holiday, 2nd May is a Saturday and 3rd May is a Sunday. 

10:41PM: I urge people to respect corona warriors - doctors, nurses, sweepers & police personnel. Please be kind to people who work with you in your business & industry. Don't terminate your employees: Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

10:32PM: PM Modi seeks people's support in seven things, including taking care of elderly, maintaining social distancing and helping poor.

10:30PM: Govt to come out with extensive guidelines on Wednesday, says PM Modi. 

10:27PM: COVID19 testing is being done in over 220 labs. According to world's experience of tackling COVID-19, 1500-1600 beds are needed when cases reach 10,000. We have over 1 lakh beds in India & over 600 hospitals for treating COVID patients. We're expanding these facilities: PM Modi

10:24PM: While making new guidelines, we have kept in mind the interests of the poor and daily wage workers. Harvesting of Rabi crops is also underway. Central Govt and state Govts are working together to ensure that farmers face minimal problems: PM Modi. 

10:20PM: Some relaxations will be allowed after April 20. 

10:18PM: The decision to relax the restrictions after April 20 has been taken considering the needs of the poor.

10:17PM: Till April 20, strict lockdown will continue. After 20th, some relaxation could be there after assessing the situation area wise.

10:13PM: To stop the spread of Coronavirus in India, we will have to extend the lockdown till May 3rd, says PM Modi. 

10:12PM: Even before there were 500 cases in India, a 21-day lockdown was announced. Before situation changed, India took steps. It is not the best to compare with other nations, but it also cannot be ignored: PM Modi. 

10:11PM: Had India not adopted a holistic and integrated approach, country’s condition would have been different today, says PM Modi. 

10:08PM: This display of our collective strength is true tribute to B R Ambedkar on his birth anniversary: PM Modi. 

10:07PM: "When we didn't have even a single case, India had started screening people coming from abroad," says PM Modi. 

10:04PM: "It is because of your sacrifices, the damage due to Coronavirus Outbreak has been minimised," says PM Modi. 

10:03PM: I know you have faced difficulties. Some are away from home. Some have faced difficulty in even procuring food. I thank you all for your effort: PM Modi. 

10:01PM: PM Modi's address to the nation has begun. 

9:59PM: PM Modi's address to the nation will begin shortly.  

9:54PM: This will be Prime Minister Narendra Modi's third address on the coronavirus. Last month, the Modi had addressed the nation twice -- on March 19 and March 24.

8:38AM: According to a report by news agency PTI, The Centre is likely to categorise the country into red, orange and green zones depending on the number of COVID-19 cases during the proposed extended period of lockdown. 

8:37AM: PM Modi held a 4-hour long video conference with Chief Minister on Saturday, where most of the states asked him to extend the lockdown.  

8:35AM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 10 am today. He is expected to announce the extension of the coronavirus lockdown by another 14 days.  

 

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