KCR also added that food delivery companies Swiggy and Zomato will also be barred from functioning from 20 April onwards
Author: Desk April 20, 2020
The ongoing lock down imposed nationwide until 3 May will be extended till 7 May, said chief minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR) on Sunday. KCR also added that food delivery companies Swiggy and Zomato will also be barred from functioning from 20 April onwards and also asked home owners (also landlords) to defer collecting rents for March, April and May due to the ongoing situation resulting from the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic.
On Monday, 18 new covid-19 cases were also reported, taking state’s total to 858, of which there are 651 patients currently undergoing treatment. So far in Telangana, 816 people have also been discharged post treatment, while 21 others have also died after suffering from covid-19. “The situation is better in the state as we are testing 275 people per one million people, against the national average of 254,” KCR said, while addressing a press conference.