The other three states extended the lockdown for two weeks.
said its extension would come with some relaxations and conditions. “West Bengal
has decided to extend the lockdown up to 15/06/2020 with further relaxations with conditions,” an order from the state government stated.
It said indoor and outdoor activities related to TV and cinema production, barring reality show production, including for web-portal and OTT platforms, with not more than 35 persons per unit at a time will be allowed with effect from June 1.
Health Minister R Lalthangliana said the state was extending the lockdown in view of the surge in Covid-19 cases in neighbouring states and the return of stranded people.
Meanwhile, speaking before the central guidelines were issued on Saturday, Madhya Pradesh
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said: “Schools would reopen after June 13. But the final decision on this would be taken after some days because we are going to extend lockdown till June 15,” he said.
In Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asserted his government was several steps ahead of the coronavirus
and was more than prepared to deal with it.