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Haryana govt announces one-week lockdown in entire state from May 3

Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, the Haryana government on Sunday announced imposition of a week-long lockdown in the entire state beginning May 3

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Haryana | Coronavirus | Manohar Lal Khattar

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar

Amid a surge in cases, the government on Sunday announced imposition of a week-long lockdown in the entire state beginning May 3.

Earlier, weekend curfew was enforced in nine districts of the state.

"From May 3, there will be a 7-day long lockdown in the entire state," Haryana's Home and Health Minister Anil Vij said in a tweet on Sunday.

on Saturday had registered 125 COVID fatalities, taking the death toll in the state to 4,341, while 13,588 fresh infections pushed the tally to 5,01,566.

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First Published: Sun, May 02 2021. 15:43 IST
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