India extends lockdown to May 3

India extends lockdown to May 3

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers nationwide address and confirms Coronavirus lockdown will continue for another three weeks.

India.- The Indian government has extended the national lockdown until May 3 as the Coronavirus crisis in the country worsens.

The announcement was made by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, as as the initial mandated a three-week lockdown, which began on March 25, came to an end.

“From the economic angle, we have paid a big price. But the lives of the people of India are far more valuable,” he said.

The Prime Minister also noted that he would consider relaxing some restrictions in areas where there are no cases of infection by April 20.

Meanwhile, in Goa, Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant, has recommended the lockdown of the state continue until April 30.

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