The government has issued a notification extending the ongoing countrywide lockdown till 28 April.

The Cabinet division issued the notification on Tuesday.

Earlier on Monday, a meeting of the cabinet division decided to extend the lockdown to control the surge of coronavirus cases in the country. The National Technical Advisory Committee on Covid-19 also recommended the extension for seven more days.


All the restrictions would remain in force during the lockdown but some special flights would operate.

In the wake of a massive surge of lethal coronavirus, the weeklong lockdown was first imposed on 14 April.

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