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Night curfew likely to continue in cities in Gujarat | Ahmedabad News – Times of India

Restrictions might stay in pressure for one to two weeks extra

GANDHINAGAR: With the spurt in Covid-19 circumstances having stretched skinny the state’s healthcare infrastructure, particularly in the provision of hospital beds, medical oxygen and medicines, the state authorities is likely to lengthen night time curfew in 29 cities and cities together with Ahmedabad, past May 5.
Apart from night time curfew from 8pm to 6am, the federal government had introduced a slew of restrictions in 29 cities and cities from April 28 to May 5.
A proper resolution on the likely continuation of night time curfew and restrictions is predicted to be taken on the cupboard assembly on May 5.
Key sources in the federal government indicated that the each day quantity of Covid-19 optimistic circumstances are nonetheless hovering across the 14,000 mark and any leisure in the restrictions might once more trigger a spike in circumstances.
“A lot of efforts are still required to ensure that the health facilities are able to match up to the number of new daily cases. After getting feedback from various quarters, officials have advised the government to continue with night curfew and restrictions in 29 cities and towns,” a supply in the federal government stated.
Sources additional stated that after May 5, restrictions are likely to stay in pressure for one to two weeks.
“It has been learnt that some commercial and service establishments remained open although a majority were closed. From May 6 there could be some additional restrictions on commercial and service establishments. Some non-essential industries could also be asked to restrict operations,” sources stated.
Sources nonetheless acknowledged {that a} whole lockdown throughout the state is an choice provided that the central authorities offers instructions to this impact. “The state government will consider a state-wide lockdown only if the Union government directs it to do so,” a supply stated.
Following a Covid management advisory by the central authorities final month, the Gujarat authorities had introduced a sequence of restrictions and elevated the quantity of cities and cities underneath night time curfew.


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