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Maharashtra lockdown extended till May 31

Mumbai: On expected lines, Maharashtra on Sunday extended the ongoing lockdown for the fourth consecutive period till May 31, an official announcement said here. The order, issued by Chief Secretary Ajoy Mehta said that since the state…

Japan extends state of emergency until May 31

Tokyo: The Japanese government on Monday officially announced its decision to extend the nationwide state of emergency imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, by nearly a month until May 31. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, scheduled to hold a…

Philippines extends lockdown to May 15

Manila: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday announced the extension of the strict lockdown measures across several parts of the country, including capital Manila, until May 15 in an attempt to contain the spread of COVID-19. In…

France extends COVID-19 lockdown until May 11

Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron announced that the ongoing lockdown imposed to stem the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has been extended till May 11, as the country witnessed over 570 deaths due to the disease in 24 hours. On…