The government is considering on extending the lockdown period in the country. Quoting government sources, news agency ANI reports that several states and experts have recommended extending the lockdown to contain the further spread of the coronavirus. “A lot of state governments, as well as experts, are requesting Central Government to extend the lockdown. Central Government is thinking in this direction,” ANI tweeted quoting government sources. Earlier on Monday, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao suggested extending the lockdown period.