Gujarat: Night curfew in these cities; check timings, what's allowed, what not
Considering a sharp rise in Covid-19 cases, the Gujarat government has announced a night curfew between 10pm-6am in key cities of the state, including Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Gandhinagar, Junagadh, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Anand, and Nadiad.
As part of the Covid-induced curbs, the state government has restricted political or social programmes; weddings can have maximum 400 persons capacity in the open area while 50 per cent in a closed venue. Not more than 100 persons are allowed in funerals, the CMO said, news agency ANI tweeted.
“Shops, spas, shopping complexes, hotels and restaurants (with 75 per cent capacity) to function till 10 pm. 75 per cent capacity approved in govt/private AC non-buses, 50 per cent capacity approved in cinema halls, gyms, swimming pools, libraries, etc. Educational institutions closed till Jan 31," the Gujarat CMO added.
A total of 5,396 persons were detected with COVID-19 in the last 24 hours in Gujarat, taking the state's tally to 8,50,252, while the toll reached 10,128 due to one death during this period in Surat, an official said on Friday.