As coronavirus cases spike, India begins preparations for Stage 3?
The preparations have already begun in Delhi, where government has started scaling up its health infrastructure. Stage 3 is community transmission, when the source of infection is not known for majority of the infected population and new positive cases can no longer be traced to diagnosed cases
"The overall jump in export demand for fruits and vegetables has increased by 15%. But we have seen the demand for raw turmeric jump by 300%," said Kaushal Khakhar, chief executive officer at Kay Bee Exports.
The covid-19 lockdown further threatens the housing sector that has already seen a rise in unsold inventory of houses across leading cities in the country, Anarock Property Consultants expects an annual decline of 25-35% in home sales (top seven cities) in 2020