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Combating COVID-19: Delhi Police give food to needy people

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Amid nationwide lockdown, the Delhi Police officials on Thursday distributed food to the needy people in several parts of the city including Najafgarh and Majnu Ka Tila.

A total of 649 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Thursday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Tuesday announced a 21-day lockdown in the entire country to deal with the spread of coronavirus, saying that "social distancing" is the only option to deal with the disease, which spreads rapidly.

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First Published: Thu, March 26 2020. 20:37 IST