Kerala police have intensified actions against people who defied the lockdown that was announced by the state government in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Tamil Nadu is set to go into lockdown from 6 pm on Tuesday, with all district borders in the state to be sealed till March 31, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced in the assembly on Monday
Kerala will be under locked down from March 23 midnight to March 31 in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak.
With the COVID-19 death toll rising to seven, the Centre and state governments, in a high-level meeting, have decided to completely lock down 75 districts.
While the COVID-19 pandemic can affect any healthy individual, studies say those with a history of chronic illnesses, medical complications (like diabetes, high BP) are deemed to be in a "high-risk".
India on March 17 recorded the third death due to COVID-19 with a 64-year-old man from Mumbai, who died with symptoms of the novel coronavirus at Kasturba Hospital.