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Lockdown extended by two weeks with effect from May 4: MHA

May 1, 2020

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday said that the lockdown enforced due to the novel coronavirus pandemic has been extended for two weeks from May 4.

After a comprehensive review, and in view of the lockdown measures having led to significant gains the COVID-19 situation in the country, the Ministry of Home Affairs has issued an Order under the Disaster Management Act, 2005, today, to further extend the lockdown, read the notice.

In red zones, outside containment zones, certain activities are prohibited in addition to those prohibited throughout India. These include plying of cycle rickshaws and auto rickshaws; taxis and cab aggregators; intra-district and inter-district plying of buses and barber shops, spas and saloons, said MHA.

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