India Lockdown News Today 2021: The recent increase in the number of COVID-19 cases across the country has forced state governments to step up strict measures to control the spread of the disease. At a time when India witnesses more than three lakh fresh infections every day, people are wondering if a full lockdown will be imposed again.
Speaking to India Today, Dr Giridhar Babu, Professor and Chief, Life Course Epidemiology, PHFI, Bengaluru said that full lockdown is not an option and instead, it is necessary to understand the dynamics of the disease transmission. He said: “We have to see what the epicenters are. For example, this is Bengaluru in Karnataka. The state lockdown may not be justified.