Telangana government announces lockdown till March 31

Telangana government announces lockdown till March 31
Following in the footsteps of Punjab and Rajasthan, Telangana will also lockdown till March 31 to combat coronavirus.

A decision in this regard was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday.

The Chief Minister will make a formal announcement this evening.


The decision came on a day when the state is observing a 24-hour shutdown. Backing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Janata Curfew' call, Rao extended it by 10 hours.

Telangana has so far reported 21 COVID-19 positive cases. The first secondary transmission came to light on Saturday, sending the alarm bells ringing. The son of a man who had returned from Dubai and tested positive on March 19, was also found infected by the virus.

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Coronavirus cases in India state wise
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