Telangana extends lockdown till May 7

Hyderabad, April 19: The Telangana Government has decided to extend the lockdown to check the spread of Covid-19 till May 7.

The proposal for the same was put before the Council of Ministers by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR), which was unanimously accepted.

The CM said by this date all containment zones would complete their 14-day mandatory isolation. He said after May 14, any new subsequent containment zone would be taken as one-off unit for the purpose of containment.

The government also requested the landlords to defer collecting of rent from the tenants for three months.