PM Modi today extended the nationwide lockdown till May 3

In his address to the nation, PM Modi said in some areas which are outside of Covid-19 hotspots, some conditional relaxations could be given after April 20

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He said till April 20, harsh steps will be taken to curtail the spread of coronavirus in the country. Hotspots will be carefully surveilled.

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PM Modi also praised the health infrastructure saying it has improved by leaps and bound.

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PM Modi underlines 7 steps to be followed:

1. Take proper care of the senior citizens of your house

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2. Lockdown and social distancing should be properly followed. Home-made face covers and masks should be used.

3. Increase your immunity by following directions given by Ayush Ministry.

4. To help curb coronavirus spread, download Aarogya Setu application.

5. Wherever possible, help poor families.

6. Show empathy. Don’t fire employees

7. Coronavirus 'soldiers' -- doctors, nurses, sanitation workers -- respect them.