In some of the major affected areas, Section 144 has been implemented to prevent the further spread of the virus. However, until now, there is no such government reports of 'four-phase plan to control the outbreak.'
Amid the massive Covid19 outbreak, an image presenting the four-phase plan in India is being widely circulated WhatsApp. The text written on it makes various claims about what steps the government will be taken between March 20 and June.
The image is viral on Whatsapp. We also received a request on WhatsApp to check its veracity.
The claims made in the viral post are:
This image is also viral on Twitter. A user shared this image and wrote, " National lockdown getting announced by our Prime Minister today at 8 PM... Applicable from tomorrow i.e 20thMarch2020..Section 144 to be imposed across the country."
The widely circulated is fake. PIB Fact Check tweeted and called out these claims to be fake.
In some of the major affected areas, Section 144 has been implemented to prevent the further spread of the virus. However, until now, there is no such government reports of any 'four-phase plan to control the outbreak.'
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