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Greater Noida society sealed after two test coronavirus positive

Noida Coronavirus Update: Two new COVID-19 positive cases have surfaced in Noida's Nirala Greenshire apartments. The society has been lockdown till March 25. With this, Noida confirmed cases toll has risen to 8 while Uttar Pradesh toll COVID-19 cases have surged to 27.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk Greater Noida Updated on: March 23, 2020 13:22 IST
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Two new COVID-19 positive cases have surfaced in Noida's Nirala Greenshire apartments.

A prominent society in Greater Noida West was under immediate lockdown after two people tested COVID-19 positive on Monday. Noida Extension's Nirala Greenshire apartments was sealed after the news broke. No one will be allowed to enter or move out of society as it was under lockdown till March 25. With this, the total number of coronavirus positive cases in Noida (Gautam Budh Nagar district) has gone up to 8 while Uttar Pradesh's total of COVID-19 cases have surged to 27. On Sunday, the UP government announced lockdown in 16 districts including Noida, Ghaziabad, Agra, Meerut, others in order to control coronavirus outbreak. India on Sunday observed Janata Curfew day as people remained indoors as the country ramp up its fight against the deadly virus. The Janata Curfew was imposed from 7 am to 9 pm yesterday, however, several state governments announced lockdown in a number of districts and asked people not to venture out of their homes unless it is necessary.

Overall, the lockdown has been imposed in 80 districts in the country as state governments have suspended public transport services, shut down private offices, asking people not to venture out of their homes for their own good as it is extremely important to contain the disease from further spreading. Passengers trains including mail/express, premium, all have been suspended till March 31 while metro train services across the country have also been suspended till month-end.

Meanwhile, PM Modi on Monday said that people are not taking lockdown seriously and asked states governments to strictly enforce rules ensuring lockdown in imposed. In a Tweet, PM Modi wrote, "many people are still not taking the lockdown seriously. Please save yourself, save your family, follow the instructions seriously. I request state governments to ensure rules and laws are followed."

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