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India- Coronavirus: NDMA orders nationwide lockdown extension till May 31


(MENAFN- NewsBytes) The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Sunday directed the central and state governments to extend the nationwide lockdown till May 31.

The development comes as India eagerly awaits the guidelines for the fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown aka "lockdown 4.0."

The third phase of the lockdown is scheduled to end on Sunday night.

Here are more details.

  • Details Here is an excerpt from the NDMA order

  • "Considering the fact that the lockdown measures need to be implemented for a further period in the country to contain the spread of COVID-19 , NDMA, in the exercise of powers under section 6(2)(i) of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, hereby directs the Ministries/Departments of Government of India, State Governments and State Authorities to continue the lockdown measures up to May 31, 2020 ."

  • Twitter Post You can view the order here
    • Last updated on May 17 2020, 06:38 pm

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