Kerala extends lockdown till June 16

Monday, 7 June 2021 (20:21 IST)
Thiruvananthapuram: Lockdown has been extended till June 16 in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Monday.

The Chief Minister said this while attending a review meeting of COVID related issues here this afternoon. A complete lockdown in the State will be on Jun 12 and 13, he added.

"Stores selling essential commodities, raw materials for industries including packaging, construction materials and banks will continue to function as they do now," the CM said.

Private hospitals will be supported for the vaccination programme in the State. As the Covaxin is not approved in foreign nations, the Kerala Government is planning to find a possible solution on travel ban of those who have completed two doses of Covaxin. (UNI)

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