Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan hinted extension of the lockdown in the state. "Lives of people are more important, economy can be built again but if people die, how will we bring them back? That is why, if the need arises we will extend the lockdown, a decision will be taken based on the situation," said CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan. However the 21-day nationwide lockdown will end on April 14. Nine people lost their live due the pandemic in the state. Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh has been reported total number of 165 positive cases of coronavirus so far.