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Sikkim extends lockdown till Aug 3
A Correspondent
 GANGTOK, July 31 - In view of a spurt in COVID-19 cases, the Sikkim Government today extended the ongoing lockdown in the State till August 3.

 A notification issued by Chief Secretary SC Gupta said as per the revised guidelines issued by the Home Department, the lockdown remains extended till 6 am on August 3.

A set of revised guidelines with regard to restrictions on movement and gathering of people, however, will come into force on August 3 and will be applicable till August 31, he said.

The Sikkim Government had reimposed a complete lockdown in the State on July 20 for six days and extended it till August 1 in view of a surge in COVID-19 cases.

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