Guwahati: As India enters the final week of nationwide Lockdown, PM Narendra Modi held a video conference with the chief ministers today to discuss the road ahead.
While joining the video conferencing Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma told PM Modi that the state has mooted to continue with the lockdown beyond 3 May.
CM Sangma shared the news through his official twitter handle.
He mentioned that that the state will continue with lockdown post May 3 with restrictions on inter-state and inter-district movement. However, essential services and travel due to medical emergency will be allowed, he said
At the video conference called by the Hon’ble PM @narendramodi ji and Hon’ble Home Minister, @AmitShah ji. We have mooted to continue with the lockdown post May 3rd with relaxation on activities in Green Zones or Non-Covid affected districts in #Meghalaya.#CovidUpdates pic.twitter.com/rMrS6j3cPP
— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) April 27, 2020
This was the fourth such meeting between PM Narendra Modi and state chief minister since the outbreak emerged. The total number of coronavirus cases has climbed to 27,892 today, according to ministry of health and welfare.