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Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district locked down

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

The Himachal Pradesh government on Sunday ordered an indefinite "complete lockdown" in Kangra district, where two persons have tested positive for coronavirus,Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said.

In a statement, the chief minister urged people not to panic as "the state has adequate stock of essential commodities".

The state government has ordered a "complete lockdown" in Kangra district until further orders, he was quoted as saying in the statement.

The district reported two coronavirus cases on Friday.

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First Published: Sun, March 22 2020. 20:26 IST