Coronavirus lockdown restrictions to remain same after 20 April in Himachal: DGP

DHARAMSALA, 19 April: Coronavirus lockdown restrictions to remain same after 20 April in Himachal Pradesh, India Today reported citing the state Director General of Police(DGP)Sita Ram Mardi.

The DGP has reportedly made the announcement to make it clear that “inter-district movement in the state during the lockdown will remain suspended after 20 April,” as “some people are expecting” so as Prime Minister Narendra Modi hinted towards some relaxation in areas where the spread of COVID-19 has either been contained or prevented in his televised address to the nation to extend India’s initial 21-day nationwide lockdown on 14 April.

 “I want to make clear that no interstate or inter-district movement will be allowed. So remain wherever you are till further instructions,” Himachal’s DGP was quoted as saying in the report. 

“Expectation leads to frustration and acceptance leads to peace and joy,” he added.

India’s coronavirus lockdown was imposed on 25th March to curb the pandemic and it was further extended till 3rd May.

Earlier today, Kangra’s Superintendents of Police announced the that “out of the 14 samples tested today in Kangra, 13 tested Negative in RPGMC Tanda and that retest one sample tomorrow.

Himachal has so far reported 40 coronavirus cases and two deaths, the report added.

According to, India has 17,615 COVID-19 positive cases,  556 deaths while 2,769 of them have recovered.

The global figure read 2,389,924 positive cases,  164,246 deaths and  613,881 recovered cases.

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