The Telangana Cabinet on Tuesday announced to extend the Covid-induced lockdown for another 10 days. However, the curfew relaxation period has been extended till 6 PM now. The goverment has also decided that shops and other business establishments will shut down by 5 PM, but people will be given a grace period of one hour more till 6 PM to reach home.
The cabinet has decided to maintain the status quo in Sattupalli, Mathira, Nallagonda, Nagarjuna Sagar, Devarakonda, Munugoda, Miryalaguda and other constituencies where the COVID-19 cases are still high.
The decision was taken in a cabinet meeting convened on Tuesday, June 8, at Pragati Bhavan in Hyderabad, the official camp office of Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao.
Presently the lockdown is being relaxed everyday from 6 Am to 1 PM and a grace period of one hour, up to 2 PM, for the people to reach homes. As on June 8, Telangana has over 24,000 active COVID-19 cases.