New Delhi: The Haryana government on Sunday (May 2) declared a week-long lockdown in the state commencing from May 3.
The complete lockdown will come into effect from Monday and last for 7 days, state Home and Health Minister Anil Vij tweeted.
Complete lockdown to be imposed in Haryana for 7 days from 3rd May, says Haryana Minister Anil Vij pic.twitter.com/LWaDnYjM6b
— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2021
On Saturday, the state registered 13,588 fresh infections, along with 125 deaths. The caseload stands at 5,01,566 with 4,341 total fatalities, as per the state health ministry data.
On April 30, Haryana had announced a weekend lockdown from 10 pm on Friday till 5 am on Monday. in at least nine districts including Panchkula, Gurugram, Faridabad, Sonipat, Rohtak, Karnal, Hisar, Sirsa and Fatehabad.
Meanwhile, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will directly monitor COVID-19 management measures, health infrastructure and availability of medicines in Gurugram, while other ministers of the state have been assigned different districts of Haryana, IANS reported.
The government has also decided to employ the services of the IPS/IAS officers, with MBBS qualifications, for COVID-19 related duties, the news agency said.