Hyderabad: Supermarkets in Hyderabad witnessed a rise in demand for essential food items after Prime Minister Modi announced a 21 day nationwide lockdown that will bring everything except essential services to a halt in India.\n\n\n\nSupermarkets in Hyderabad see rise in demand due to panic-buying \n\n\n\nAlthough, PM assured that the Centre and states will work together to ensure availability of essential commodities, medicines, etc., people who fear rise in prices of the commodities queued up in front of supermarkets in Hyderabad, vegetable vendors and medical shops.\n\n\n\nAlso Read21-day nationwide lockdown: Guidelines issued\n\n\n\nThey also fear that due to lockdown, hoarding and\nblack marketing of essential commodities might take place. \n\n\n\nCoronavirus cases in India climb to 519\n\n\n\nThe number of coronavirus cases in India climbed to\n519 on Tuesday. The figure includes 43 foreign nationals and nine deaths.\n\n\n\nWest Bengal and Himachal Pradesh reported a casualty each on Monday while seven deaths were earlier reported from Maharashtra (two), Bihar, Karnataka, Delhi, Gujarat and Punjab.\n\n\n\nCoronavirus cases worldwide \n\n\n\nGlobally, the number of people infected with the coronavirus\nhas exceeded 372,000 and over 16,000 have died.\n\n\n\nThe total number of cases has climbed to 372,757. Most\nof the cases been registered in Europe. The global death toll has reached\n16,231 of which more than 10,000 deaths took place in the European region.