#Day 12

Day 12 is 05/04/2020, Sunday. India’s death toll is still under 100, which is a very good news. Maharastra has called for additional manpower to enfore lockdown to maintain law and order in the state.

In India, for the first time throwing light in the demography of the disease in India, The Union Health Ministry said that 29% of those affected were in the 20-44 age group and 32% were above 80.

We see a gradual timing change being enforced with respect to shops selling essential commodities. They are fixing timings, not letting the shops being at risk the whole day or tiring them out.

India is looking forward to 9 P.M, where they would get to see their neighbours, step into their balconies with candles, lamps or mobile torchelight, to show their solidarity in the fight against coronavirus. I lighted 2 lamps and it was a breathtaking moment when the city plunged into a silent fight for a common cause. My Indian friend in Indonesia too lit up lamps showing solidarity. Looking at images of my friends, relatives and collegues doing the same did instill within me strength to go on with this lockdown and do whatever it takes to overcome this terrible virus.

https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/coronavirus-india-updates-covid-19-cases-rise-to-3374-death-toll-at-77 https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-coronavirus-lockdown-april-5-2020-live-updates/article31261346.ece

Author: Srishti Rajeev

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