Tamil Nadu Covid-19 Lockdown Extended till June 21; Liquor Shops Open in 27 Districts, Including Chennai

Tamil Nadu Covid-19 Lockdown Extended till June 21; Liquor Shops Open in 27 Districts, Including Chennai

Tamil Nadu government on Friday extended the state-wide lockdown till June 21 and announced some relations in Covid-19 curbs, including allowing the sale of liquor in 27 districts. Chief Minister M K Stalin, while making the announcement, underscored the need for adherence to norms like using thermal screening and hand sanitisers in retail shops and … Read more

Bihar Lockdown to be Extended? Nitish Kumar to Decide Today as State Sees Fall in Active Cases

Bihar Lockdown to be Extended? Nitish Kumar to Decide Today as State Sees Fall in Active Cases

The Nitish Kumar government will take a call on Tuesday on the Covid-19 lockdown in Bihar, which came to an end today. The chief minister will chair a meeting of the disaster management group to discuss if restrictions must continue or relaxations can be given. The Bihar government had on May 31 extended Covid-19 lockdown … Read more

Parole of 4,500-odd Jail Inmates in Madhya Pradesh Extended Due to Covid-19 Pandemic

Parole of 4,500-odd Jail Inmates in Madhya Pradesh Extended Due to Covid-19 Pandemic

Parole granted to around 4,500 inmates of Madhya Pradesh jails in view of the coronavirus pandemic has been extended by 30 days, which will take the total period to 90 days, a state minister said on Saturday. ”About 4,500 prisoners are currently out of jails in the state on parole for 60 days. But the … Read more

Visas of Foreigners Stranded in India Due to Covid-19 Extended Till August 31

Visas of Foreigners Stranded in India Due to Covid-19 Extended Till August 31

The visas of foreign nationals, stranded in India due to the COVID-19 pandemic, have been extended by the government till August 31 on gratis basis or free of charge. The Union Home Ministry said that due to the non-availability of normal commercial flight operations on account of the pandemic since March, 2020, a number of … Read more

Karnataka Lockdown Extended Till June 14 as High Positivity Rate, Spread to Rural Areas Raise Concerns

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Lockdown in Karnataka has been extended till June 14 as the positivity and fatality rates remain high in the state and the pandemic spreads to rural areas. Sources had earlier said the government was unlikely to change restrictions with regard to intra and inter- district movement. Daily timings for purchase of essentials is also likely … Read more

Karnataka Lockdown to be Extended? High Positivity Rate, Spread to Rural Areas Raises Concerns

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Lockdown in Karnataka may be extended till June 14 as the positivity and fatality rates remain high in the state and the pandemic spreads to rural areas. The decision is expected to be announced by Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Thursday, alongside a second relief package for unorganised workers who were left out in the … Read more

Full List of States that Have Extended or Relaxed Curbs From Today

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Despite a decline in covid-19 cases as the deadly second wave seems to slow down, states are extending the lockdown-like restrictions with few relaxations to curb the spread of infections. Specifying norms for ‘unlocking’ districts, the Centre said that the Covid positivity rate should be below five per cent for a week, over 70 per … Read more

Lockdown Cannot Be Extended Again and Again, No Shortage of Oxygen or Beds: Tamil Nadu CM Stalin

Lockdown Cannot Be Extended Again and Again, No Shortage of Oxygen or Beds: Tamil Nadu CM Stalin

The lockdown cannot be extended indefinitely and it has to be ended soon, but it is in the hands of the people, Chief Minister M K Stalin said here on Tuesday and appealed to them to follow COVID-19 guidelines to help prevent the virus spread. There is no shortage of oxygen and no scarcity of … Read more

Lockdown Extended in 7 Arunachal Pradesh Districts Till June 7 Due to Covid-19 Cases Surge

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The Arunachal Pradesh government on Friday decided to extend the lockdown in seven districts till June 7 following a surge in Covid-19 cases, senior officials said. The lockdown in the Itanagar capital region, Tawang, Lower Subansiri, Namsai, Upper Subansiri, Lohit, and Anjaw districts was to end on May 31. The decision was taken at the … Read more

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