New Delhi:19/3/20: The government on Thursday said that no international flight will be allowed to land in India from March 22 for one week even as COVID-19 menace continues.
The positive coronavirus cases in the country is rising by the day. The Delhi government has issued appropriate directions to all senior citizens above 65 years of age to remain at home.
Suspension of international flights for a week has been taken as the country recorded 173 active COVID-19 cases till 5 p.m. on Thursday.
Four people have succumbed to the deadly virus. Reports said the deceased belong to Maharashtra, Delhi, Karnataka and Punjab.
The direction of the government said that all children below 10 years of age must stay inside home to protect themselves from coronavirus.
The direction further said that work from home must be followed for private sector employees except those working in emergency or essential services.
The Group B and Group C Central government employees will be asked to attend office on alternate weeks.