To forestall the unfold of coronavirus, the Gujarat authorities on Monday prolonged until February 28 the night time curfew in 4 main cities of the state- Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot.
The period of the night time curfew has been additional curtailed by an hour, from 11pm- 6 am to 12 am-6 am, Pankaj Kumar, Extra Chief Secretary of State Residence Division mentioned.
“Night time curfew shall be imposed in 4 metro cities of Gujarat from midnight to six am from sixteenth to twenty eighth February,” Mr Kumar mentioned.
The federal government had imposed the night time curfew in these 4 cities following a spike in COVID-19 circumstances after Diwali in November. It had later introduced that the night time curfew may proceed until January 31, however lowered the curfew timing by one hour to 10 pm and 6 am.
This improvement comes on a day when Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani tested positive for coronavirus, hours after he fainted on stage throughout an election rally in Vadodra, and was flown to Ahmedabad to be admitted to a hospital.
The state on Sunday reported 247 contemporary coronavirus optimistic circumstances, taking the tally of infections to 2,65,244, the state Well being division mentioned.