Lockdown in Maharashtra extended till May 31
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has extended the lockdown period till May 31 across the state including Mumbai. The state has been facing a critical coronavirus crisis. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has announced the extension of the lockdown 4.4 in Maharashtra till May 31 to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Just two days ago, the lockdown only in hotspot areas was extended. However, now an order has been issued for the entire state. The Maharashtra government issued the order today, on the last day of Lockdown 3.0. Meanwhile, all government departments have been directed to follow the instructions.
Haryana has become the second state after Punjab, where the lockdown has been extended till May 31. Chief Secretary Ajoy Mehta has issued an order on extending the lockdown period. The order states, “The lockdown order will notify the beneficiaries in different stages.”
“The current lockdown had begun from May 2. It is said in the order that lockdown 3.0 has ended today. Lockdown 4.0 will be effective in the state from tomorrow to May 31. There will be some concessions in the fourth phase. The order states, “The Green and Orange Zones will get more waivers to start more services.” For now, only essential services are running.