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Coronavirus outbreak: Anand Mahindra proposes lockdown for a few weeks

NEW DELHI: Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Sunday proposed lockdown for the next few weeks, expressing concerns over reports that India is likely to have already reached stage-3 of coronavirus transmission.

He also offered the facilities of the group’s hospitality arm as medical care facilities while the group will work on how its manufacturing facilities can make ventilators.

“Going by various reports from epidemiologists, it is highly likely that India is already in stage-3 of transmission. Cases could rise exponentially with millions of casualties, putting a huge strain on medical infrastructure,” Mahindra said in a series of tweets.

Source: The Economic Times