Breaking: Lockdown till June 30, malls to open on 8th

Saturday, May 30th, 2020, 08:17:14 PM IST

The government of India has announced that lockdown 5.0 will be coming to effect from tomorrow. However, this lockdown will be restricted to just containment zones across the country.

Normal operations will gradually be permitted in green and orange zones in India.

Incidentally, the central government has permitted the operation of malls, and restaurants from June 8th. This will be coming to effect in green and orange zones in India from the above-mentioned date.

Also, the government has cut down the curfew timings. From now onwards,the curfew timing will be 9 PM to 5 AM. These timings will be put to effect in all the areas, regardless of their zonal marking.

The governments of karnataka and West Bengal have requested the government to permit normal operation of temples. There is no conclusive statement in this regard from the central government though.

Coming to Andhra Pradesh, a total of 70 new cases were reported in the state in the past 24 hours.