Lockdown restrictions relaxed further in Andhra Pradesh

The Andhra Pradesh government relaxed the ongoing Covid curfew by three more hours till 9 PM daily in eight of 13 districts from July 1 to 7. In the remaining five districts, the existing curfew hours from 6 PM to 6 AM will continue since the coronavirus positivity rate remained over 5%.
Liquor shops, restaurants, and other shops will be closed from 9 PM, according to a statement released by the state government. “Curfew is relaxed from 6 AM to 9 PM in 8 districts of the state where COVID positivity rate is less than 5%. The curfew will continue from 9 PM to 6 AM. Liquor shops, restaurants and other shops will be closed from 9 PM. Relaxation will be in effect from 1st-7th July,” the CMO office said.
In East Godavari, West Godavari, Chittoor, Krishna and Prakasam districts the COVID curfew will continue to be in force from 6 PM to 6 AM due to a higher load of cases, as per the official statement. 
“However, Curfew relaxation will not be in East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna, Chittoor and Prak