Himachal Government imposes night curfew amid Covid surge

Tribune News Service

Shimla, January 5

In view of sudden spike in Covid cases, the Himachal Pradesh Government on Wednesday imposed night curfew in the state. It also put restrictions on number of people attending gatherings, both indoors and outdoors.

The decision to impose night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am was taken by the Cabinet at its meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today. Besides the night curfew, the Cabinet also decided to restrict attendance at public gatherings at 50 per cent, be it indoors or outdoors.

Thrust will be on enhancing testing and ramping up arrangements for treatment of Covid patients at various government hospitals.

The number of daily cases in Himachal almost doubled to 260 yesterday, indicating a surge in positive cases.

Courtesy: Tribune News Service

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