Lockdown Extended For Two Weeks, Will Continue Till May 17

Lockdown Extended In India Latest News

The crisis of coronavirus in the country is continually increasing. Lockdown is in force in the country to prevent infection of the coronavirus. Meanwhile, the lockdown in the country has been extended for two weeks to deal with the Corona crisis. Now the lockdown will continue till May 17 in the country. This information gives through the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Lockdown 3.0

The lockdown 2.0 expires on May 3. However, before this, it has been decided to extend the nationwide down for two weeks through the Modi government. Now this down 3.0 will apply from May 4 to May 17. During this period, the Ministry of Home Affairs has also issued an advisory for ongoing activities.

Allow E-Commerce In Lockdown

Although the Modi government has given some relaxation in lockdown this time, because of this rebate, several concessions have made in the Green and Orange zones. In these concessions, discounts have also announced for e-commerce. E-commerce has approved in the Green and Orange zones. Online delivery of non-essential items in these zones exempted. With this, buses have been allowed to run in the Green Zone with 50 per cent ridership. Only 50 per cent of the employees will work in the bus depot in the Green Zone.

Malls-Pubs Will Remain Closed

However, many activities will continue to banned during this period. Schools, colleges and educational institutions will be closed till May 17 during the lockdown. Apart from this, malls, cinema, pubs, restaurants etc. will also be closed. During this period, travel by air, rail and metro will ban.

Let us tell you that Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the first nationwide lockdown of 21 days. The first lockdown ran from March 25 to April 14. After this, a down of 19 days from April 15 to May 3 also announced by PM Modi.

However, this time it has announced to increase the down through the Ministry of Home Affairs. The Ministry of Home Affairs announced the extension of the down for 14 days. Along with this, the Ministry of Home Affairs has asked the states to follow the lockdown strictly.

How Many Patients So Far?

Coronavirus cases are increasing every day in the country. So far, more than 35 thousand corona patients have confirmed in the country. So far, 35365 corona patients have exposed in the country. Of these, 1152 corona patients have died. At the same time, 9065 people have treated.