Telangana extends Covid-19 lockdown until June 9 with seven-hour leisure


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Hyderabad, Might 31: The Telangana Cupboard on Sunday prolonged the continuing lockdown to include the unfold of COVID-19 by one other 10 days with relaxations from 6am to 1pm day by day. The current lockdown would finish on Sunday.

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The Cupboard has determined to proceed the continuing lockdown within the state for one more 10 days from tomorrow (Might 31), an official assertion from the Chief Minister Ok Chandrashekhar Rao’s workplace stated. The Cupboard met right here to debate a number of points, together with the extension of the lockdown.

Earlier than the Cupboard met, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, in a tweet, urged KCR to not lengthen the lockdown by terming it as not a technique to fight COVID-19 and stated the one long-term resolution to the pandemic is common vaccination. Strongly urge @TelanganaCMO to not lengthen lockdown. If purpose is to scale back crowding, then we might take into account night curfews (6 PM onwards) or mini-lockdowns for COVID clusters.

However anticipating 3.5 cr individuals to dwell for weeks with only a 4-hour lockdown leisure will not be truthful in any respect, Owaisi stated in a sequence of tweets. The Hyderabad MP stated as such, the COVID-19 instances have been declining in Telangana even earlier than the lockdown was introduced from Might 12.

Hyderabad Metro timings

Following the order, the primary prepare of Hyderabad Metro Rail will now depart the terminal at 7 AM, whereas the final prepare will depart the terminal station at 11:45 PM. The ultimate prepare will attain its vacation spot terminal by 12:45 PM. The timings will stay in place on all days of the week.

Story first revealed: Monday, Might 31, 2021, 0:46 [IST]

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