India extends lockdown till May 3

KATHMANDU: The Government of India has decided to take the nationwide lockdown imposed on March 25 for three weeks, further till May 3.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation on Tuesday morning informed the public about the decision.

The 21-day lockdown was coming to an end today.

The total number of coronavirus cases in India stands at 10,363 and the death toll has risen to 339. As many as 1,025 people have been discharged upon recovery.