Cricket

Coronavirus Outbreak: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly shocked by empty roads in Kolkata, asks public to stay safe

  • Press Trust of India
  • March 24th, 2020
  • 15:59:29 IST

Kolkata: BCCI President and former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said the empty roads in his home city Kolkata, owing to a nationwide lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, are the kind of scenes he never thought he would witness in his lifetime.

"Never thought would see my city like this .. stay safe .. this will change soon for the better ...love and affection to all...," Ganguly posted on his Twitter page alongside images of deserted roads.

/The COVID-19 pandemic has led to more than 16,000 deaths globally. India, the number of positive cases has come sloe to 500 and nine people have died.

The pandemic has forced postponement or cancellation of almost every sports event in the country.

Click here to follow LIVE updates on coronavirus outbreak 

Updated Date: March 24, 2020 15:59:29 IST

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

As COVID-19 cases surge, Tamil Nadu shuts schools for Classes 10 and 12 till 31 January
India

As COVID-19 cases surge, Tamil Nadu shuts schools for Classes 10 and 12 till 31 January

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu reported so far to 29,15,948 and the death toll to 36,967

Jab, jab, jab: Healthcare, frontline workers, seniors line up for third COVID-19 vaccine dose
Photos

Jab, jab, jab: Healthcare, frontline workers, seniors line up for third COVID-19 vaccine dose

India on Monday started administering the 'precautionary' vaccine jab as the country witnesses an exponential rise in COVID-19 cases infections, driven by the Omicron variant

Delhi's daily COVID-19 cases likely to go down by 4,000-5,000 than 16 January says Satyendar Jain
India

Delhi's daily COVID-19 cases likely to go down by 4,000-5,000 than 16 January says Satyendar Jain

The health minister said that coronavirus infections in the city have been reducing and Monday will be the fourth straight day when the number of cases will be lesser than the cases reported on the previous day