At global level, it has infected almost 8.6 lakh people, with over 42,000 deaths. Trump prepares US for the worst. Stay with EastMojo for latest updates
Stock markets around the world suffered historic losses in the first three months of the year amid a massive sell-off tied to the coronavirus.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and London's FTSE 100 saw their biggest quarterly drops since 1987, plunging 23% and 25% respectively.
The S&P 500 lost 20% during the quarter, its worst since 2008.
The Donald Trump administration revealed for the first time multiple predictive models that are being used to estimate its grim assessment of a 100,000-200,000 coronavirus death toll in the country and stressed that community adherence to social distancing guidelines will be the game-changer that will flatten the curve.
At the end of the first week of the 21-day nationwide lockdown, the district administration of Dimapur in Nagaland has ordered the total closure of all shops, commercial, private establishments, and imposed restrictions on the movement of public and vehicles for 66 hours with effect from 6 am on Wednesday.