Indian Railways cancels all trains till month end as coronavirus cases rise1 min read . Updated: 22 Mar 2020, 04:30 PM IST
- At least 12 people who have been infected with the novel coronavirus or COVID-19 travelled in trains between March 13 and 16
- Two more people died due to COVID-19 infection, taking the total number of death toll in the country to six
Indian Railways has cancelled all the passenger trains till March 31 as the number of coronavirus cases in the country climbed to 324. "In continuation of the measures taken in the wake of COVID-19, it has been decided that cancellation of all passenger train services on Indian Railways and Konkan Railway shall be extended till 31 March," the Railway ministry said in a statement. The goods trains will remain functional during this period.
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