Haryana extends coronavirus lockdown by a week till May 17
The Haryana government on Sunday announced extending the coronavirus-induced lockdown in the state by a week till May 17.
''Detailed order to be issued soon,” he said in a tweet.
Vij later told PTI that the restrictions which are currently in force will continue till May 17.
In the past few weeks, Haryana has registered a surge in COVID-19 infections as well as fatalities.
Haryana on Sunday reported 151 COVID-19-related deaths taking the cumulative toll to 5,605 and another big surge of 13,548 infections pushed the total case count to 6,15,897.
Last week, the state government had imposed a lockdown in the state from May 3 to May 10 (5 am).
(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)