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May 2, 2020

India extends lock-down until May 17 and splits areas into red, green and orange zones

New Delhi: India has extended the ongoing lock-down until May 17 with additional two more weeks and split virus areas as red, green and orange zones to curb the outbreak of Coronavirus.

Indian Home Ministry in a circular said ” the extension will see some relaxations which will be regulated based on the spread of the virus in the districts, identified as red (hotspot), green and orange zones”.

“The green zones are area with either zero confirmed cases till date; or, no confirmed case in the last 21 days and orange zones are those areas which neither are red zones nor green zones,” added the Ministry.

Earlier, India had started lock-down since March 24 as soon reports of Virus infection increased in India.

India has recorded 1194 deaths as of now and infected cases soared to 35043, while 9067 cases have been discharged from the hospitals after recovery so far.

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