As the total number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in India rise to 74, the health ministry on Thursday asked people not to panic, saying the focus is on preventive approach and there are adequate facilities available for testing. Now, owing to the scare theatres, gyms and shopping malls to be shut in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur, announced Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray today evening.
The decision comes after [panic takes over all over the country after 74 confirmed cases and 1 confirmed death in India.
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— Office of Uddhav Thackeray (@OfficeofUT) March 13, 2020
Coronavirus or Covid-19 was declared a pandemic by the WHO on Thursday after which PM Modi tweeted, "Say No to Panic, Say Yes to Precautions. No Minister of the Central Government will travel abroad in the upcoming days. I urge our countrymen to also avoid non-essential travel. We can break the chain of spread and ensure the safety of all by avoiding large gatherings."