Lockdown extended in Telangana; new relaxation and guidelines

Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao announced that the relaxation hours are from 6 AM to 1 PM

By Bhavana Sharma, May 31, 2021 09:41 IST

Telangana government today extended the lockdown for 10 more days in the State starting from June 1st. Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao who held a meeting with his cabinet on Sunday decided to increase the lockdown relaxation hours. The daily relaxation period extended from 6 am to 1 pm and those who go out after the relaxation time will be given another hour to reach home, i.e. until 2 pm.
 
Meanwhile, Telangana on Saturday reported 2,982 COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to over 5.74 lakh, while the toll stood at 3,247 with 21 casualties Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of cases with 436, followed by Nalgonda (190) and Khammam (176), the bulletin said.
 
Recoveries outnumbered fresh cases, with 3,837 people testing negative, taking the total to 5,33,862. Active cases stood at 36,917. The total number of cumulative cases in the state stood at5,74,026.

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