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Haryana government has imposed a complete lockdown for 7 days. Haryana's Minister Anil Vij made the announcement on twitter where he said that complete lockdown will be imposed in Haryana for 7 days from 3rd May.

A complete lockdown for 7 days will help break the chain of Covid-19 infection. During the lockdown, essential services will be allowed, Vij said.

The Haryana government on Friday imposed weekend lockdown in Panchkula, Gurugram, Faridabad, Sonipat, Rohtak, Karnal, Hisar, Sirsa and Fatehabad districts. The weekend lockdown started from Friday 10 pm and will remain effective till 5 am on May 3, Monday.

Haryana on Saturday had registered 125 COVID fatalities, taking the death toll in the state to 4,341, while 13,588 fresh infections pushed the tally to 5,01,566.

The massive surge in COVID-19 cases in Haryana has also put pressure on the health infrastructure, even as state authorities over the past few days have been trying to meet the increased demand of medical oxygen supplies and beds.

On Saturday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal extended the ongoing lockdown in the national capital by another week. Maharashtra government has also extended the current Covid-19 restrictions in the state till May 15.

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