Bengali Hunt Desk: After Punjab and Maharashtra, the government of Tamil Nadu also extended the lockdown till May 31 to prevent the spread of corona virus. The number of cases of corona infection is increasing in the country. According to the latest statistics from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, a total of 4,096 new cases have come to light in the last 24 hours. And 120 people have died. This is by far the highest number of cases in proportion to the number of corona victims. Four days ago, on May 13, 4,200 cases of corona came to light.
According to the bulletin of the Ministry of Health at 9.15 am on Sunday, 90,926 cases have come to light in the country so far. The number of victims is 53,946. So far 2,626 people have died in the country. The news of relief is that so far 34,106 people of the country have returned home completely healthy.
The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) also directs the National Executive Committee (NEC) to issue modifications in the guidelines, as necessary keeping in view the need to open up economic activities while containing the spread of # COVID19. https://t.co/uHXVriHvoW
– ANI (ANI) May 17, 2020
The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has issued guidelines to the Ministries / Departments of the Government of India, the State Government and the State authorities to extend the lockdown till May 31. The Union Cabinet Secretary will speak to all the states at 9 pm and issue a direction for Lockdown 4.0.