Economy Coronavirus effect: India's poor, hammered by lockdown, fear for future Updated : March 24, 2020 07:58 AM IST Ajay Kewat, 21, said his family only had provisions for a few more days: "I'm afraid that after a week, there won't be food." A dozen Indians living in Mumbai's sprawling Dharavi slum said they supported the clampdown, but wanted government support. As of Monday, India had reported 471 cases of the virus and nine deaths. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.