All retailers and institutions will now stay closed till Monday 7 am.
The official stated that additional determination to increase the curfew will likely be taken on Sunday.
The determination for extension has been taken for breaking the chain of coronavirus.
During this era, all essential services will likely be allowed and vaccination drive will proceed, a senior official stated, however refused to time period it as a “lockdown”, preferring “closure” as an alternative.
On April 29, the state authorities had introduced that weekend lockdowns will now cowl Mondays too and on May 3 it was extended till May 6.