The state's chief minister K Palaniswami has implemented Section 144, which prohibits the assembly of five or more people. "We're now looking at a bullet train".
More than 425,000 people worldwide have been infected by the virus and nearly 19,000 have died, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The good news on Wednesday is a significant increase in the number of people who have recovered from COVID-19.
Chennai: Tamil Nadu on Wednesday woke up to the dreaded news of its first death of a Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) patient in Madurai. Spanish Health Minister Salvador Illa on March 25 said that the government signed a contract with China worth 432 million euros to purchase 550 million masks, 5.5 million rapid test kits, 950 respirators and 11 million pairs of gloves. Under the rules, people are banned from leaving home except for buying essential supplies and medicines, or for work.
Catalonia accounts for close to 10,000 of those, while the Basque Country and Andalusia both have more than 3,000 cases.
The lockdown of Hubei's capital Wuhan will be lifted on April 8, a milestone in China's war against the epidemic as Beijing shifts its focus towards stemming imported cases and rebooting the economy. The said patient is the first who has no travel history and is indicative of the spread among the community.
For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks.
It is the latter cases - often requiring ventilators and specialized care - that threaten to overwhelm hospitals.
Spain locked down the country on March 14, but the number of infections and deaths have continued to rise.
Aside from the devastating health impact, the lockdown has dealt a punishing blow to the Spanish economy, with tens of thousands of workers temporarily laid off as sectors like retail, tourism and manufacturing grind to a halt.
India's stay-at-home order is now the biggest, and Russian Federation will follow suit, with President Vladimir Putin declaring next week a public holiday and postponing a public vote on constitutional reforms.