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COVID-19: Govt refutes rumours about 'complete lockdown' in country

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The government on Friday refuted rumours about a "complete lockdown" of the country amid COVID-19 fears.

According to the Press Information Bureau (PIB), an audio clip of a fake phone conversation between two individuals discussing the "complete lockdown" of the country is being shared widely on WhatsApp.

"An audio clip of a #FAKE phone conversation between two individuals discussing "complete lockdown" of the country is being shared widely on #WhatsApp. The audio clip is FAKE and work of miscreants. Please do not forward it. #IndiaFightsCorona #CoronavirusPandemic," PIB tweeted.

The total number of Covid-19 cases in India has risen to 206, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research.

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First Published: Fri, March 20 2020. 16:16 IST
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