Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus News Highlights: Telangana government has decided to impose a 10-day lockdown across the state, starting Wednesday morning. The state cabinet, which convened Tuesday afternoon discussed the ongoing COVID-19pandemic situation in the state, also resolved to call for global tenders to procure COVID-19 vaccines.
The lockdown will be in full force from 10 am to 6 am whereas, daily relaxations are allowed for four hours in the morning, between 6 am and 10 am. The detailed guidelines for enforcement of lockdown are expected to be released later today.
Tamil Nadu’s opposition AIADMK on Monday unanimously elected former chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami as the legislative party leader, seemingly putting an end to reported internal friction with the faction supporting O Panneerselvam, the state’s former deputy chief minister.
Following the three-hour meeting, a senior AIADMK leader said there were no heated arguments over the post of Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly.