Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday projected the increase in cases of novel coronavirus and said “we should be prepared to see surge in cases, but we must not panic.”

He expressed concern as the number of cases in the country has doubled in less than a week.

“The number of COVID-19 cases in India has doubled in less than a week. We should be prepared to see a surge in cases, but we must not panic. It is the time to be strong and united as a nation. We must support one another,” Arvind Kejriwal tweeted. ‘

India witnesses Janata Curfew, a move proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday to tackle the spread of deadly coronavirus.

In order to support the move, Delhi Metro has announced its services to be cancelled throughout the day to promote social distancing. Delhi’s iconic Connaught Place has also been closed for the day.

Earlier, Indian Railways has also announced all its passenger trains to remain cancelled till march 31 in view of the deadly coronavirus.

Yesterday, Kejriwal has said there is no plan for a lockdown in the national capital as of now, but the government may go for it if needed.