There is no need for another nationwide lockdown: Experts
“Calendar of Covid-19 will vary across India and another nationwide lockdown is not needed," said K Srinath Reddy, president of Public Health Foundation of India. "There are several areas relatively unaffected by the virus as yet.
Extended lockdowns offer diminishing returns
This comes as India has been adding nearly 20,000 Covid-19 cases a day. Yet, extensive lockdow...
Tougher lockdown to be imposed in Bengal from July 9
The West Bengal government has decided to expand the areas under lockdown and impose tou...
Thousands leave Bengaluru fearing fresh lockdown
Covid cases have surged in Bengaluru in the past 10 days and the health infrastructure has come under strain. As of July 4, the city has 7,250 patients under treatment.
View: Lucky draw of random lockdowns
Even as the nationwide ‘Lockdown 4’ was partially relaxed to become ‘Unlock 1’, the steeply rising number of Covid-19-positive cases in several parts of the country has led to localised reimposition of curfew, with state authorities restricting or banning inter-region or inter-city travel.
Meghalaya imposes lockdown on areas sharing border with Guwahati
In Manipur, the lockdown was supposed to be over by June 30. Chief Minister N Biren Singh said that the inter-district bus service will be operational between July 1 to 15.
Maharashtra: Lockdown extended till July 31
Maharashtra government on Monday said the lockdown in the state is being extended till July 31. The current lockdown was to end on June 30. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had on Sunday ruled out lifting the lockdown from that date.
Maharashtra extends lockdown in state till July 31
Maharashtra remains the worst-hit state by the Covid-19 pandemic with a tally of almost 1.6 lakh out of which more than 74,000 cases are in Mumbai.
Majority of MLAs against lockdown in Bengaluru: Karnataka Govt
MLAs, including those from the Congress, said poor people will be hit hard in a lockdown and, hence, they suggested the government go for targeted sealing-off of the areas, said revenue minister R Ashoka.
The lockdown has been an unusual time of frayed nerves and bonding for millennials
South Asian parents have a tendency to infantilise their grown-up children, particularly if they feel they have the upper hand, says Ruchita Chandrashekar, a trauma therapist, who is currently counselling eight-nine people a day, many of whom are seeking therapy for the first time.
Sharad Pawar, Uddhav Thackeray meet over lockdown rules
The development comes in the backdrop of several Congress and NCP ministers in the state cabinet being unhappy with not being consulted over the lockdowns.
Telangana in dilemma over fresh lockdown, city denizens rush to villages
Holding a high-level review on rising Coronavirus spread last Sunday, chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had hinted at imposing fresh lockdown in Hyderabad for 15 days with stricter curfew conditions, which includes shutting down flights and trains.
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