Sunday marks the 68th straight day of the ongoing lockdown across the country announced by the central government to contain the spread of the pandemic.
The fresh guidelines issued by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs for the extended lockdown will give powers to states to take strict measures as per their need but they will have to follow the ones issued by the Union government, said a report by Hindustan Times, a local daily.
Confirmed COVID-19 cases in India stand at 1,82,143.
Maharashtra, which has been one of the worst-hit states in the country, reported yet another rise in the cases, as Mumbai alone recorded 1,510 new positive cases and 54 deaths.
Restrictions on the movement of people and goods between states have been removed.
Till now, total 38,37,207 samples have been tested for coronavirus, out of which 1,00,180 samples were tested in the last 24 hours: Indian Council of Medical Research. Malls, hotels, restaurants and places of worship may open on June 8, except in containment areas, the areas with the highest number of coronavirus cases.
So far, the US USA They have reported more than 18 lakh of coronavirus cases, making it the nation with the highest number of cases.
Despite being the world's second worst-hit country, Britain partially reopened schools on Monday.
Concern is growing that the easing of restrictions could add to the number of new infections.
Shopping malls and parks to reopen in Moscow, an epicentre of the Covid-19 outbreak in Russian Federation, after authorities relaxed the lockdown norms. There has been a sharp spike in coronavirus cases in the last few days in India.