Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi|File image

It’s official: National lockdown amid COVID-19 extended till May 3

Another 19-day national lockdown announced by PM Narendra Modi amid COVID-19-lockdown till May 3; strict rules to be enforced, situation closely monitored till April 20

Team EastMojo

Team EastMojo

New Delhi: In his fourth address to the nation in the first phase of the national lockdown over COVID-19 pandemic, PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday officially announced the extension of lockdown till May 3.

The situation will be closely monitored and strict lockdown rules will enforced till April 20. Depending upon the situation then, some relaxations may be allowed, said Modi.

“Till April 20, all districts, localities and states will be closely monitored over how they are implementing the lockdown rules. States where hotspots don’t increase could be allowed some relaxation, but with certain conditions,” says PM Modi.

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