Haryana government extends Covid-19 lockdown until May 24

The development comes as Haryana continues to report a steady decline in Covid-19 cases

Haryana government extends Covid-19 lockdown until May 24

People buy vegetables at a wholesale vegetable market from permitted shopkeepers to open their establishments on odd-even basis, during the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown in Gurugram on Sunday. PTI photo

Tribune News Service
Gurugram, May 16

Haryana government extended its lockdown until May 24, the state health minister Anil Vij announced on Sunday.

Vij said in a tweet: “Mahamari Alert / Surkshit Haryana extended from 17 May to 24 May Stringent measures will be taken to implement the Alert. Mahamari Alert / Surkshit Haryana extended from 17 May to 24 May Stringent measures will be taken to implement the Alert”.

The development comes as Haryana continues to report a steady decline in Covid-19 cases, reporting 9,676 new infections officially on Saturday. The state’s health bulletin also reported 144 deaths on Saturday.

The state’s positivity rate officially stands at 8.36 per cent.

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