Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy announced state lockdown till March 31, appealing people to remain indoors to save themselves and society from the virus.
On Sunday the Chief Minister announced strict state wide preventive measures including state lockdown till March 31 to contain the spread of coronavirus.
The public transport services of the state will remain suspended during the period and also close borders with neighbouring states to stop movement of people.
Only essential services are exempted from the lockdown, shops selling essential commodities would remain open.
CM announced financial support for families below the poverty line of Rs 1,000 and one kg free Dal. Monthly ration for the white ration card holders will be made available on March 29.