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With easing sanctions Lockdown5.0 may be announce by PM Modi on Man Ki Baat.

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Prime Minister Modi is likely to speak on Lock down 5.0 after the current lock down ends on May 31. PM Modi will address the nation on May 31 in his monthly radio address Man Ki Baat.

  • PM Modi is likely to speak on Lock down 5.0 on May 31
  • Modi will be addressing the nation on his radio programme
  • Lock down 5.0 will mainly focus on 11 cities, ease restrictions in other parts
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to speak on the next phase of lock down from June 1 that may come into force after Lock down 4.0 ends on May 31.

PM Modi will be addressing the nation on May 31 on his radio programme Mann Ki Baat. It is also the last day of Lock down 4.0 and sources say PM Modi may throw some light on Lock down 5.0.

Sources said PM Modi in his address will emphasis on the lockdown spirit and also announce measures on easing of restrictions in most parts of the country.

According to home ministry sources, Lockdown 5.0 will manly focus on 11 cities with 70 per cent of the total corona virus cases in India.

Lockdown 5.0 from June 1 is expected focus on the prominent cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, Thane, Indore, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Surat and Kolkata.

The most-affected cities that have contributed 60 per cent of the total 1.51 lakh corona virus cases in the country so far are Ahmedabad, Delhi, Pune, Kolkata and Mumbai.

Center had earlier prepared a list of 30 municipal corporation areas which is said to account for 80 per cent of the country’s total corona virus cases.

The Center may also consider allowing religious places to be reopen in Lockdown 5.0 but with certain conditions, which will mean no religious events can be conducted in this period, including fairs and festivals. There will be no mass congregations. Wearing mask and social distancing will also be made mandatory in the religious places.

Karnataka government has requested PM Modi for the reopening of all religious places from June 1 and written a letter to the PMO.

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Meerut private hospital sealed for offering fake corona negative report.

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The Meerut chief medical officer ordered an investigation based on a video showing an employee making such an offer.

The licence of a private hospital in Meerut district has been suspended after a video showing its staff member providing fake Corona report in return for money, went viral on the social media.

Anil Dhingra, District Magistrate, Meerut, said, “A video had gone viral in Meerut. We have registered a case in this regard and we have suspended the licence of the nursing home. We have also sealed it on Sunday. Strict action will be taken against anybody who does like this.”

In the video, the staff member can be heard saying that the medical facility will provide a Corona negative report for Rs 2,500.

Meerut Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Raj Kumar said, “A man from the hospital can be heard saying that he can arrange Corona negative report and the patient can get his operation done. We have identified the man and a FIR has been registered.”

The video also shows the ‘clients’ giving Rs 2,000 to the hospital manager and promising to pay the remaining Rs 500 when the report arrives.

Kumar said, “From the video, it has emerged that the hospital’s manager, Shah Alam, is promising people a fake COVID-19 negative report in exchange for money.”

Notably, Meerut has reported a total of 1,117 cases so far, out of which 69 died and 772 recovered.

UP has recorded a total of 28,061 cases — 785 deaths and 18,761 recoveries — so far.

With a maximum of 2,785 positive cases reported till Sunday, Gautam Buddha Nagar was on the top of the state’s COVID-19 list. Ghaziabad, with 2,224 cases, stood at the second position followed by Lucknow with 1,448 cases, Kanpur Nagar with 1,364 cases and Agra with 1,291 cases.

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