To stop 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 length of the night time curfew has been additional curtailed by an hour, from 11pm- 6 am to 12 am-6 am.
“Evening curfew will probably be imposed in 4 metro cities of Gujarat from midnight to six am from sixteenth to twenty eighth February,” Pankaj Kumar, Extra Chief Secretary of State Residence Division stated.
The federal government had imposed the night time curfew in these 4 cities following a spike in COVID-19 instances 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 growth 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 vaccination drive within the state started together with the remainder of the nation on January 16 and, to this point, 7.91 lakh individuals have been administered the primary dose, stated MA Pandya, state director, Nationwide Well being Mission.
The state on Sunday reported 247 recent coronavirus optimistic instances, taking the tally of infections to 2,65,244, the state Well being division stated.