The Centre on Friday decided to extend the ongoing lockdown by two weeks effective from May 4.
In an order, the Union Home Ministry said the decision has been taken after a comprehensive review of the COVID-19 situation.
MHA issues order to further extend #lockdown for 2 weeks beyond 04.05.2020, to fight #Covid_19.
New guidelines have permitted considerable relaxations in #Lockdown3 restrictions, within the districts falling in the Green and Orange Zones. pic.twitter.com/hkp6NHaCjq
— Spokesperson, Ministry of Home Affairs (@PIBHomeAffairs) May 1, 2020
The Ministry of Home Affairs issued an order under the Disaster Management Act, 2005, to further extend the lockdown for a period of two weeks beyond May 4, 2020, an official statement said.