Bengaluru: Total number of coronavirus cases in India rises to 979, including 86 cured or discharged and 25 deaths, the Union ministry of health has said. Besides, there are 48 foreign COVID-19 patients in India, which takes the total coronavirus tally to 1,027.

As India enters day 5 of nationwide lockdown, several reports of deaths and new cases are coming from various parts of the country. India is doing its best to fight and win against the coronavirus and the government has asked people to stay indoors to curb the spread of the deadly virus.

Taking to Twitter, Bengaluru BJP Rajya Sabha Rajeev Chandrasekhar urged people to stay indoors so that India emerges victorious in this critical battle against coronavirus.

He wrote, "Day 3/21 of #21DayLockdown #India will beat this #CoronaVirus 🇮🇳. We will win this fight n so lets stay the course with resolve to win this critical battle. Govtdoing its best n so lets do our DUTY. #StayHome #StayHomeSaveLives #IndiaFightsCorona"

In the following tweet, he wrote, "Day 3/21 of #21DayLockdown Things may seem inconvenienced or bad - but stay the course we must with resolve to defeat this #CoronaVirus #StayHome #StayHomeSaveLives #IndiaFightsCorona.”

State governments and the Centre have asked citizens to stay indoors to stay safe and healthy while the deadly virus has been claiming thousands of lives in a matter of days.

We hope COVIDIOTS take note of the need to stay indoors to keep everyone safe as the government does its best to curb the spread of the deadly virus.