Hyderabad: With the number of coronavirus cases growing in record numbers daily, the Jagan Mohan Reddy-led Andhra Pradesh government on Monday extended the partial lockdown in the state till the end of this month, i.e, May 31. The state government took the decision today, following a review meeting that CM held with ministers and senior officials. Notably, AP had imposed a 14-day partial curfew on May 5, aiming to control the pandemic spread in the state. The current restrictions were due to end on May 18.Also Read - Maharashtra To Withdraw All Lockdown Violation Cases Against Offenders | Read Details

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  • A strict statewide curfew will be imposed from 12 PM to 6 AM, during which only emergency services will be allowed to function.
  • All shops, commercial establishments like restaurants will close at 12 PM.
  • Hospitals, chemists, and other essential services are allowed to operate.
  • All kinds of public gatherings banned.
  • The cap on guests allowed for weddings has been fixed at 50.
  • Agricultural activities are allowed to continue in adherence to the guidelines issued by the agriculture department.
  • The manufacturing sector has also been granted exemption by the government.

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For the past several days, on average, the state has been reporting around 20,000 covid cases everyday. Earlier on Sunday, Andhra registered a record 24,171 fresh cases of coronavirus, the single largest surge in a day since the first case was reported in state on March 12, 2020.

For the second time this week, the daily Covid-19 deaths crossed the century mark as 101 people succumbed to the infection while 21,101 had recovered in 24 hours ending 9 am on Sunday, the latest bulletin issued by health department said.