Maharashtra Lockdown extended till June 1


Guwahati:  The Maharashtra government on Thursday extended the ongoing lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the state till June 1,  7 am. 

The state government also imposed stringent restrictions on Thursday as it made carrying a negative RT-PCR report to enter the state through any mode of transportation mandatory.

Maharashtra, which is the top contributor to the daily new Covid-19 infections in the country reported a decline of more than than 30,000 active cases on Wednesday, as per the Union health ministry data. The per day growth rate average of the state is also half the national average as it stands at 0.8 per cent, state health minister Tope said on Wednesday.