Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh, Goa extend restrictions till Jun 14

India on Saturday reported 1,20,529 new Covid-19 cases and 3,380 deaths, according to data from the Union Health Ministry.

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Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh and Goa governments on Saturday extended the Covid restrictions in their respective states till June 14. However, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin said though lockdown will be in place, some of of the curbs will be eased from Monday, except in 11 districts where the number of new cases reported was still high.

Both Tamil Nadu and Himachal Pradesh government also announced cancellation of Class 12 state board examinations.

Earlier today Goa government on Saturday extended state-level curfew till 7am of 14 June, CM Pramod Sawant said. The state’s COVID-19 tally increased by 567 to reach 1,58,990, while the day also saw 17 deaths and 1,433 recoveries, PTI reported.

India on Saturday reported 1,20,529 new Covid-19 cases and 3,380 deaths, according to data from the Union Health Ministry. The total tally of coronavirus infections in the country has now risen to 2,86,94,879 while the death toll has touched 3,44,082. The Health Ministry said active cases have dropped to 15,55,248. As many as 22,78,60,317 people have been vaccinated so far, the ministry said.

Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced further measures in his action plan for unlocking the city. Markets and malls will open in Delhi from Monday onwards on the basis of an odd-even system between 10 am and 8 pm, and the Metro will be permitted to function with 50 per cent capacity. Private offices will be allowed to function at 50 per cent strength, Kejriwal said.

The government of Maharashtra late Friday started a five-level unlock plan for the state based on the positivity rate and occupancy of oxygenated beds in each district. The plan will come into effect as soon as district and civic authorities issue orders in their respective areas. Under the plan, districts falling in “Level 1” will have the least restrictions, while those in “Level 5” will have near lockdown-like curbs.

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