Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani-led authorities, following the Gujarat High Court’s directions, determined to impose evening curfew in 20 cities of the state between eight p.m. to six a.m. from Wednesday following a spike in Covid-19 circumstances.
The Chief Minister, who issued the order on this regard, mentioned the federal government workplaces will stay closed on Saturdays until April 30. He additional mentioned that solely as much as 100 individuals can be allowed at weddings, including grand occasions have been postponed till April 30.
The state authorities has, nonetheless, not imposed lockdown or day curfew in any space throughout Gujarat. The state authorities has additionally determined to conduct polls for the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation as per the Election Commission’s tips.
This got here because the Gujarat High Court earlier within the day steered the state authorities to impose lockdown for 3 to 4 days to curb rising circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The High Court requested the state authorities to take “urgent and serious steps” to curb the unfold of the virus whereas stating the scenario is nearly reaching a degree the place lockdown seems obligatory. The High Court put forth its views after summoning the federal government’s prime regulation officers.
Earlier on Monday, Gujarat breached the three,000 mark of recent Covid-19 circumstances for the primary time. The state authorities had earlier introduced an evening curfew within the 4 cities of Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot and Vadodara between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. until April 15.