Ghaziabad, March 26 -- Though a nation-wide lockdown was announced on March 25, one of the high-rises in Ghaziabad's Raj Nagar Extension has been in a state of virtual lockdown since March 5, ever since a 57-year-old resident of the society was tested positive for Covid-19. Residents said now as the entire country has been told to stay indoors, their lockdown period will get prolonged by another 21 days.

The high-rise has about 950 families, and comprises 1,186 flats.

The office bearers of the apartment owners' association (AOA) said they had started taking measures ever since 57-year-old businessman tested positive, and scaled precautions further after his 27-year-old son also tested positive on March 12.

"We were initially worried abou...