The Telangana government on Tuesday extended the Covid-related restrictions in the state for 10 more days starting 10 June. The state govt also said that the night curfew, from 6 pm to 6 am will continue.

The Telangana Cabinet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao met today to take a final call on the extension of Covid-induced lockdown.

The Chief Minister’s Office earlier today said that the state cabinet is likely to discuss the situation in the state amid the Corona, medical and health, agriculture operations, the economic situation due to lockdown, etc.

Earlier on 31 May, the Telangana government had decided to extend the ongoing lockdown in the state by another 10 days.

Meanwhile, Telangana on Monday reported 1,933 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the tally to 5,93,103, while the toll rose to 3,394 with 16 more deaths.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of cases with 165, followed by Khammam (160) and Nalgonda (148), a state government bulletin said, providing details as of 5.30 PM on Monday.

It said 3,527 people recovered from the infectious disease, pushing the cumulative number of recovered cases to 5,64,303.

The number of cases under treatment/isolation was 25,406.

The bulletin said 1,32,996 samples were tested on Monday and the total number of samples tested was 1,59,94,238.

The samples tested per million population were 4,29,721.

The case fatality and recovery rates in the state were 0.57 per cent and 95.14 per cent, respectively.

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