New Delhi: In seven states where 1,367 cases of coronavirus have been reported, they have indicated that they will continue with the ban even after the end of the 21-day lockdown period. This is about one-third of the 4,421 cases active across the country. The period of complete dissolution is coming to an end on April 14.
Lockdown Extension: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao said that he is in favour of extending the lockdown period in his state. Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand have also indicated on Tuesday that they are not in favour of lifting the ban.
Lockdown Extension: There have been 26 cases in Assam. It is also planning a registration system to regulate those wishing to enter the state after the lockdown. Maharashtra has recorded the highest number of 748 cases so far. It can increase lockdowns in hotspot areas along with Mumbai and Pune.
Officials in Uttar Pradesh say they have 305 infected people. Out of which 105 people are those who are somehow connected with the Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi. There is uncertainty over eliminating the lockdown in the state. There have been 288 reported cases of coronavirus in Rajasthan. It is sceptical about making plans to evacuate people from high-risk areas.
Lockdown Extension: There have been 10 positive cases of coronavirus in Chhattisgarh. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has expressed concerns about the inter-state visit as it may spread the disease. Only the idea of Madhya Pradesh is different. 165 cases are active here. MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan said that wheat procurement will start from April 15.
Speaking to reporters, Telangana Chief Minister Rao also appealed to the Prime Minister to extend the lockdown.