Varanasi will be under total lockdown till May 3 in the wake coronavirus, news agency ANi reported. The decision was taken by the district authorities after 3 new cases of Covid-19 were reported on Wednesday. District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma said, "There will be a complete lockdown within the limits of Varanasi Municipal Corporation till May 3. Home delivery of essentials will be done for people. They will only be allowed to move out on health and medical grounds.