New Delhi: Though the COVID-19 cases have been witnessing a steady decline over the past week, the Jagan Mohan Reddy-led Andhra Pradesh government on Monday decided to extend the ongoing lockdown till June 10. The decision to continue the restrictions was taken after a review of the current COVID-19 scenario in the state.
Notably, the lockdown, which was first imposed on May 5 following the unprecedented rise in coronavirus cases, was supposed to end on May 31.
Meawnhile, the government has allowed shops and establishments to open between 6 am to 12 noon. After 12 PM, there will be strict restrictions in the state till 6 AM. “Prohibitory orders under Section 144 Cr P C will continue to be in force from 6 am to 12 noon,” the sources said.
Lockdown Extended in Bihar Till June 8
Patna: Due to the ongoing second wave of COVID-19, the Bihar government has extended the statewide lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus.
The restrictions have been extended in Bihar till June 8. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced the decision.
Uttarakhand Lockdown Extended Till June 9
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government on Monday extended the statewide lockdown or ‘corona curfew’ till 6 am on June 9, to contain the spread of COVID-19. Uttarakhand government’s spokesperson and cabinet minister Subodh Uniyal also announced fresh guidelines for the curfew period.
Grocery services will open for 2 days a week on June 1 and June 7 from 8 am to 1 pm. Shops of books and stationery will also open for 1 day only on June 1.