The Gujarat govt on Friday prolonged evening curfew by way of a month in 8 towns – Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Gandhinagar, Junagadh and Bhavnagar – as a precautionary measure because of Covid-19 worry amid Navratri pageant celebrations. The order can be efficient between 12 pm and six am until November 10.
The state govt had previous comfy evening curfew by way of one hour within the towns and allowed organisation of ‘garba’ all the way through Navratri pageant in housing societies and on streets. Alternatively, industrial organisation of ‘garba’ occasions may not be approved this yr.
Gujarat reported 20 contemporary coronavirus instances and one new dying on Thursday, whilst 22 extra sufferers recovered from the an infection, the state Well being Division mentioned. With those additions, Gujarat’s Covid-19 tally rose to eight,26,080, whilst the dying toll greater to ten,085, a division unlock had mentioned.
Gujarat is understood for celebrating the nine-day Navratri pageant with nice pomp and display. Alternatively, the state government have asked the folks to rejoice the pageant with holding Covid-19 protocols in thoughts.