New Delhi: India today crossed the 12,000-mark in COVID-19 cases, with a total of 12,380 infections, while the death toll climbed to 414, the Union health ministry said. A list of 170 hotspot districts was released by the Centre yesterday, which includes all six metros and most large cities.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the extension of the ongoing nationwide lockdown till May 3. The central government has disclosed a plan to colour-code all districts in India during the period of the ongoing lockdown- red for areas with more than 15 positive cases, orange for those below that threshold and green for districts that have not reported any cases of infection.

PM Modi took to Twitter to share a video of youngsters like Saibaa and Saisha Gupta who have been raising awareness on how to defeat the coronavirus pandemic.

"Proud of youngsters like Saibaa and Saisha Gupta. They are raising awareness on defeating Coronavirus," PM Modi tweeted.
  Two school students and twin sisters in Jammu, Saibaa and Saisha Gupta, have taken it upon themselves to create awareness in society about the importance of social distancing amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.

The two teenagers recently composed a song on coronavirus which went viral on social media.

In their song, Saibaa and Saisha Gupta asked people to adhere to the lockdown norms and maintain social distancing to defeat the new coronavirus.