The government also advised the public to remain at home, especially children and senior citizens.

The health ministry has issued an advisory on measures to enforce social distancing and suggesting shut down of all educational institutions gymnasiums, museums, cultural and social centres, swimming pools and theatres till March 31.

Today's tally of 125 positive cases includes 22 foreign nationals in the country. The country's highest tally of 36 cases is reported from Maharashtra which includes three foreign nationals.