Naveen S Garewal
Tribune News Service
Hyderabad, June 8
After five hours of deliberations, the Telangana Cabinet on decided to partially relax the lockdown, but decided against completely lifting it.
Sources in the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said “the cabinet decided to extend the lockdown for another 10 days, but increased the curfew relaxation period up to 6 pm”.
Telangana has seen a drop in cases, but it is still concerned about certain districts where the number of cases of Covid-19 is much more than expected.
Official sources said the lockdown will now be extended with the curfew relaxation between 6 am to 6 pm However, shops and business establishments will be closed by 5 pm and the remaining one hour grace period is to ensure that people reach home by 6 pm.
The curfew would be in force from 6 pm to 6 am.
However, the extension of relaxation will not be applicable in the following Legislative Assembly Constituencies where coronavirus is not yet under control. The places are: Satthupalli, Madhira, Nalgonda, Nagarjunasagar, Devarakonda, Munugode, Miryalaguda.