Srinagar, May 22: Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday extended “corona curfew” across 20 districts till May 31.
“Corona Curfew imposed in all 20 distts of J&K till 7 am on Monday,24/5/21 is extended further till 7 am on Monday,31/5/21,” reads a tweet by government . “Curfew will be strict except for a few essential services,” the tweet reads further, adding, “DCs being given limited flexibility to ensure economic activities do not suffer.”
On April 29 last, the administration imposed a curfew in 11 districts in a bid to arrest the surge in Covid-19 cases, which was subsequently extended to all the 20 districts the next day till May 17.
Last weekend, the lockdown was extended till 7 am on May 24.