Telangana lockdown likely to be extended till June 7? KCR to take call after Cabinet meet on May 30
Hyderabad, May 26: Telangana Cabinet will meet on May 30 to discuss several issues, including the extension of the ongoing lockdown to contain the spread of COVD-19.
Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has decided to hold the State Cabinet meeting on May 30 (Sunday) at 2 PM," an official press release said here on Wednesday.
The Telangana government is planning to extend the lockdown in the state till June 7.
Speaking to Siasat Daily, the state's health department officials said that the department has submitted a report to chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao seeking extension of the lockdown by one more week.
In the meeting, the Cabinet would discuss about agriculture - crops in the State, the ongoing paddy procurement process, availability of seeds and fertilisers, curbing the supply of spurious seeds - coronavirus, lockdown and other subjects, the release said.
The State has been under lockdown since May 12 and would go on upto May 30.
It has been witnessing a steady drop in COVID-19 cases for the past few days. The number of active cases has come down to over 38,000 as on May 25 from nearly 51,000 ten days ago.