India prepares for lockdown as coronavirus death toll rises to 7

India prepares for lockdown as coronavirus death toll rises to 7

India prepares for lockdown as coronavirus death toll rises to 7 (In photo: Deserted Connaught Place in New Delhi during Janata Curfew)

India reported three more coronavirus deaths on Sunday, including the first casualties from Bihar and Gujarat, taking the toll to seven and the number of COVID-19 cases rose to 341, officials said, as authorities suspended all train passenger and inter-state bus services till March 31 in unprecedented steps to contain the spread of the infection.

A 38-year-old man with a kidney ailment and recent travel history to Qatar died at AIIMS-Patna and a 67-year-old man died at a hospital in Surat in Gujarat, state officials said, but the Union Health Ministry was yet to confirm the deaths. Another death was reported from Mumbai of a 63-year-old man.

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