Lockdown In Maharashtra Extended Till May 31
A woman walks near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) during a lockdown imposed due to the coronavirus in Mumbai, India. (Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)

Lockdown In Maharashtra Extended Till May 31

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The Maharashtra government on Sunday extended the lockdown in the state till May 31, an official said.

State Chief Secretary Ajoy Mehta has issued an order notifying an extension of the lockdown.

The present lockdown was valid from May 2 to 17.

“Lockdown 3.0 ends today. Lockdown 4.0 will come into effect tomorrow and will be valid till May 31. There will be some relaxations in the fourth phase,” said the official. "The green and orange zones will get more relaxations, in terms of starting more services. As of now, only essential services are operational, he said. The order said a “calibrated phase-wise relaxation/lifting of lockdown orders will be notified in due course.”

Maharashtra has recorded 30,706 Covid-19 cases of which 22,479 are active. The death toll is 1135, while 7,088 patients have been discharged after recovery.

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