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In Delhi, there are 30 total coronavirus cases till date, 23 people who returned from abroad, and 7 cases are related to the family members of the positive cases. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that currently, the situation in Delhi is under control. He also urged all to follow the lockdown so that the situation is not out of control.

"The lockdown in Delhi begins today. My dear Delhiites, you contributed in fight against pollution whenever odd-even was implemented. You embraced the massive campaign against Dengue. I am pretty confident that you will join this fight against coronavirus and support the lockdown to protect your families," the Delhi CM tweeted.

The Delhi government on Sunday said the city will be in lockdown from March 23 to 31, under which no public transport, including private buses, taxis and autorickshaws will be allowed.

During the lockdown, no cabs, taxis, auto-rickshaws will be allowed to operate in the national capital. Private vehicles will also be banned. The essential services like shops selling grocery, fruit and vegetables, milk, cooking gas supplies, banks and ATMs, hospitals and pharmacies illremain open during the lockdown. The Delhi Metro had already announced that it will stop services till Mach 31.

The total number of active coronavirus positive cases in India reached 415 today, including the foreign nationals, the Union Health Ministry said. According to data available on Health Ministry's website, seven deaths have been reported in India so far. Among the 22 states and union territories where the cases were found, Maharashtra had the highest patient count followed by Kerala.

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