Lockdown #2: The only weapon in India’s battle against the Coronavirus


Today Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi addressed the country and announced the second lockdown which will be effective from 14 April 2020 to 03 May 2020 but this lockdown has been changed to a great extent from the previous one. This time a lot of attention will be paid to the lower class under the lockdown, whose livelihood is driven by labor and their survival based on daily wages.

Is second lockdown important for India?

Yes, lockdown is the only weapon in India’s battle against the virus at the present because there is neither medicine nor vaccine available to fight against Coronavirus. So the only option to stop this Coronavirus at this time is lockdown, in which people keeping physical distancing which can break the chain of the Coronavirus. But everyone should know what is the difference between physical distancing and social distancing.

Many countries in the world are not completely following the lockdown, due to which the situation has become terrible which forces us to think about what the future will bring us.

Keeping these things in mind, our Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi has made some changes in the rules of this Lockdown.

The prime minister said, The next one week will be crucial and laying emphasis on the importance of the next week, he announced that coronavirus-free regions will likely enjoy fewer restrictions after April 20.

For which the areas are divided into 3 color zones.

  • Red zone -The districts or area substantial numbers of positive cases.
  • Orange zone -The districts or area had a limited number of cases in the past and with no surge in positive cases recently.
  • Green zone – The districts or areas with no coronavirus positive cases.

Prime Minister said that every place will be closely observed and monitored for the next one week whether people are following the rules of lockdown or not. After that, there will be a relaxation of some rules in these places. Despite these, areas that have been marked as hotspots will remain fully locked.

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 has crossed 10,000 in India, which is still very low compared to other countries while our country’s resources are less than other countries. The number of cases shows that we are moving towards a positive phase for which our government is making every effort so that the common people cannot be deprived of anything.

So please stay home, stay safe, stay alive.

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