Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till April 30, seventh state to do so

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami on Monday announced the extension of the lockdown by another two weeks till April 30 in a bid to flatten the Coronavirus curve in the state.

With this move, Tamil Nadu has became the seventh state to announce the extension of lockdown along with Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, West Bengal, Karnataka and Telangana.

Tamil Nadu has so far recorded 1075 cases of novel Coronavirus, only to be third after Delhi. Eleven people have died of the deadly infection.