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Nationwide lockdown to be extended till May 3; rules to get tougher: PM Modi


Radhika Dhawad | Apr 14, 2020 10:45

Nationwide lockdown to be extended till May 3; rules to get tougher: PM Modi…

PM Modi announced the extension of a nationwide lockdown till May 3 to combat COVID-19 after cases in the country crossed 10,000-mark on Tuesday.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the extension of a nationwide lockdown till May 3 to combat COVID-19 after cases in the country crossed 10,000-mark on Tuesday.

However, PM Modi said there could be some relaxations after April 20 in places where there is no hotspot. He said, “Till April 20, all districts, localities, states will be closely monitored, as to how strictly they are implementing norms. States, which will not let hotspots increase, could be allowed to let some important activities resume, but with certain conditions.”

Modi asserted that detailed guidelines on extension of the coronavirus lockdown would be issued on Wednesday.

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