Bengaluru: Karnataka extended the ongoing lockdown till May 19. With the government expected to announce new guidelines for the next phase of lockdown shortly today, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu have joined Punjab and Mizoram to extend the lockdown till May 31.
Telangana has already extended it till May 29. The nationwide lockdown was starting March 25 and then extended on April 15 and later on May 4.
Today the lockdown 3.0 ends. The new guidelines are based on suggestions from states that PM Narendra Modi had sought during his fifth discussion with chief ministers on the pandemic on May 11
As announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this week, the lockdown 4.0 that begins from May 18, will be enforced with a different set of rules and guidelines.