India's nationwide lockdown will be extended until 3 May, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. The current 21-day lockdown was set to end at midnight Tuesday, APA reports citing Sputnik.
According to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the government will issue detailed lockdown guidelines on 15 April.
"From the economic angle, we have paid a big price. But the lives of the people of India are far more valuable", the prime minister explained.