Gujarat government decides to impose night curfew in 20 cities

Gujarat government has announced night curfew in 20 cities from today. the 10 pm to 5 am curfew will be in force till 30th of this month. The cities where night curfew will be imposed include  Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot, Vadodara, Junagadh, Nadiad, Mehsana, Morbi, Patan, Godhra, Dahod, Bhuj and Gandhinagar.In an attempt to stem the coronavirus outbreak in the state, Vijay Rupan led government capped the maximum number of people allowed to attend a wedding celebration at 100.

The state government asked all people to postpone the grand events until April 30. The government offices to remain closed every Saturday till April 30. Meanwhile, State has recorded 3280 new cases of Covid-19 infections during the last 24 hours. According to the state health department, 2167 patients have recovered and discharged from the hospitals. State has also recorded 17 deaths yesterday.

At present, the state has more than 17 thousand active cases. AIR correspondent reports that the state government has announced series of steps to contain the spread of Covid-19. A maximum 798 new cases have been reported from Ahmedabad, while Surat recorded 615 new cases.

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has reviewed the Covid-19 situation in the state and announced series of steps to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Accordingly, now the night curfew will remain effective from 8 pm to 6 am in 20 cities of the state including all 8 Municipal Corporations. Only 100 persons will be allowed to participate in the wedding ceremony.

All political and social gatherings will remain suspended till 30th April. Small hospitals with 10 to 30 beds have been permitted to treat a mild and A symptomatic patients. Number of testing along with RT-PCR tests have been increased to double in the state. More than 3 lakh 12 thousand people have been vaccinated in the state yesterday.

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