Telangana Chief Minister KCR announces complete state lockdown

Almaas Masood | Hyderabad

To restrict and control the transmission of Coronavirus, the Prime Minister of India had urged citizens to self-impose themselves from 07:00am until 09:00pm on 22 March, 2020. In continuation to that, the Chief Minister of Telangana, K Chandrashekhar Rao also declared that the state follows a 24 hour Janta Curfew from 22 March 06:00 am until 23 March 06:00 am.

The government of Telangana has also implemented a complete state lockdown beginning from 23 March until 31 March. It issued the following orders in light of the lockdown.

As of 23 March, 30 people have been infected by the virus, of whom 3 tested positive in Telangana, and 471 people have been tested positive in the country. Samples from 19,817 individuals were tested.

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