A health worker checks the body temperature of a man entering a hospital in New Delhi, India, as the country extends its nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19. Photo: EPA-EFE A health worker checks the body temperature of a man entering a hospital in New Delhi, India, as the country extends its nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19. Photo: EPA-EFE
A health worker checks the body temperature of a man entering a hospital in New Delhi, India, as the country extends its nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19. Photo: EPA-EFE

India set to extend nationwide lockdown to control spread of coronavirus

  • The world’s biggest lockdown was due to end on Tuesday but Covid-19 infections continue to rise, with New Delhi and Mumbai emerging as hotspots
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a video conference call with several ministers

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health worker checks the body temperature of a man entering a hospital in New Delhi, India, as the country extends its nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19. Photo: EPA-EFE A health worker checks the body temperature of a man entering a hospital in New Delhi, India, as the country extends its nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19. Photo: EPA-EFE
A health worker checks the body temperature of a man entering a hospital in New Delhi, India, as the country extends its nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19. Photo: EPA-EFE
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