Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh Bring In Night Curfew In Cities As India Sees COVID-19 Cases Surge

INDIA Team Latestly|

To contain the surge in Covid-19 cases, the Gujarat government on March 16 decided to increase the night curfew timings in four major cities of the state by two hours. Curfew will now remain in force in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot from 10 pm to 6 am till March 31, an official statement said. Earlier, the curfew timings were from 12 am to 6 am. Gujarat on March 15 reported 890 new cases of Covid-19, taking its tally to 2,79,097. Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh has announced night curfews in Bhopal and Indore city areas from March 17 amid a rapid surge in coronavirus cases in the state, an official said. Duration of the curfew each night in the two major cities of the state will be from 10 am to 6 pm. Other than in Bhopal and Indore, shops will remain shut after 10 pm in Jabalpur, Gwalior, Ujjain, Ratlam, Chhindwara, Burhanpur, Betul and Khargone, the official said. Madhya Pradesh on March 15 reported 797 fresh coronavirus infections, taking the tally of cases to 2,69,391.

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