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Covid-19: Haryana to seal borders with Delhi, essential services allowed

The order come just days before the fourth coronavirus lockdown ends on May 31.

A medic conducts thermal screening of a passenger waiting to board a train to Delhi at Howrah station, during the ongoing Covid-19 nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata. Photo: PTI
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A medic conducts thermal screening of a passenger waiting to board a train to Delhi at Howrah station, during the ongoing Covid-19 nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata. Photo: PTI

Agencies Chandigarh
Citing a sharp increase in coronavirus cases during the past one week in Haryana districts adjoining Delhi, the state's Home Minister, Anil Vij, issued fresh orders for sealing borders with the national capital. The order is likely to make the movement of people travelling across the borders without valid permission tougher.

The order come just days before the fourth coronavirus lockdown ends on May 31. “I have again issued orders today that in the districts adjoining Delhi, no leniency should be shown. Eighty per cent of our coronavirus cases are from the districts adjoining Delhi. Therefore, we are maintaining strictness

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First Published: May 29 2020 | 2:04 AM IST

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