Lockdown extended till 17th May in India due to COVID-19

 

Coronavirus live updates: Lockdown extended for two more weeks, ‘considerable relaxations’ for safer zones

A limited number of activities will remain prohibited across India, irrespective of the zone, including travel by air, rail, metro and inter-State movement by road; running of schools, colleges and other educational and training/coaching institutions: MHA

 

 

In Orange Zones, in addition to activities permitted in Red Zone, taxis and cab aggregators will be permitted with 1 driver and 1 passenger only: Ministry of Home Affairs on extension of lockdown for two weeks from May 4.

 

 

MHA on Friday extended the lockdown to contain the coronavirus outbreak by another 2 weeks, till May 17. Meanwhile the number of Covid-19 cases in India climbed to 35,043 according to the ministry of health, while the number of fatalities rose to 1,147.