Doctors in India reiterated on Thursday their demand for personal protection equipment as they are on the frontline in containing the deadly COVID-19.

The request came after a doctor in Delhi, along with his wife and daughter, tested positive for coronavirus and another 800, who visited the doctor, had to be quarantined.

On March 19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, through a live telecast, addressed the nation asking for a public curfew on March 22.

He also requested the citizens to come out in their balconies and terraces at 5 p.m. (1130GMT) on Sunday to clap, bang utensils or

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