Seven-day lockdown in Haryana from Monday

Seven-day lockdown in Haryana from Monday

Chandigarh, May 2 (IANS) To break the chain of coronavirus transmission in the state, the Haryana government on Sunday announced a weeklong lockdown starting Monday.

State Home and Health Minister Anil Vij announced the decision to impose "complete lockdown" in a tweet.

Earlier, the government had ordered weekend lockdown in nine districts -- Panchkula, Gurugram, Faridabad, Sonepat, Rohtak, Karnal, Hisar, Sirsa and Fatehabad -- that would end at 5 am on Monday.

Haryana had reported 13,588 new Covid cases and 125 fatalities on Saturda.

--IANS

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