With a purpose to curb the additional unfold of Coronavirus, the Telangana Cupboard on Sunday prolonged the continuing lockdown by one other 10 days with relaxations from 6 am to 1 pm on daily basis. The statewide lockdown was supposed to finish on Sunday.
“The Cupboard has determined to proceed the continuing lockdown within the state for an additional 10 days from tomorrow (Might 31), an official assertion from the Chief Minister Ok Chandrashekhar Rao’s workplace stated. The Cupboard mentioned a number of points on Sunday together with the extension of the lockdown.
Earlier than the Cupboard assembly, AIMIM chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi had urged KCR to not lengthen the lockdown, suggesting that the one long-term resolution to the pandemic is common vaccination.
“Vaccination is the one long-term resolution to the pandemic. The pandemic, poverty, and police harassment put many in jeopardy. Governments are turning the general public well being disaster into a difficulty of peace and safety. It’s not a scientific, humanitarian perspective,” Owaisi tweeted.
“Strongly urge the Chief Minister to not lengthen lockdown. If objective is to cut back crowding, then we might think about night curfews (6 PM onwards) or mini-lockdowns for COVID clusters,” he added.
The Hyderabad MP said that COVID-19 instances have been declining in Telangana even earlier than the lockdown was introduced on Might 12. The state on Saturday reported 2,982 COVID-19 instances, taking the tally to over 5.74 lakh, whereas the toll stood at 3,247 with 21 casualties
Odisha extends lockdown
An analogous determination was taken by the Odisha authorities because it introduced the extension of the lockdown by 16 extra days until June 17 to additional stem the unfold of coronavirus, The second section of the lockdown was to finish at 5 am on June 1.
“The lockdown is primarily geared toward proscribing the motion of individuals and never items. All restrictions and exemptions of the earlier lockdowns shall be applied within the third section, too,” Chief Secretary S C Mohapatra stated. The weekend shutdown will even proceed, he stated.
As many as 9,541 extra individuals examined constructive for COVID-19, taking the tally to 7,56,684 on Sunday, whereas 33 recent fatalities raised the toll to 2,719, a well being division official stated. Of the 9,541 new instances, 5,343 have been reported from quarantine centres, and the remaining have been detected throughout contact tracing, the official stated