The Chandigarh administration on Tuesday determined to impose evening curfew from 10 pm to five am within the wake of rising COVID-19 instances within the metropolis. In accordance with a spokesperson, the evening curfew might be carried out after the deputy commissioner points an order on this regard.
Town is witnessing a surge within the variety of infections. On April four, Chandigarh reported 341 instances, the very best single-day rise this yr.
Chandigarh Administrator V P Singh Badnore directed the police authorities to make sure strict implementation of the evening curfew and instructed hospital authorities to make sure all well being employees get themselves vaccinated on the earliest
Bandore additionally mentioned stricter measures like weekend curfew, closure of ‘Apni Mandis’ and different crowded locations might be thought-about if folks does not comply with Covid-appropriate behaviour.
“Retaining in view the fast improve within the variety of COVID instances, a call was taken to implement evening curfew from 10 pm to five am on a regular basis,” mentioned an official launch, including no gatherings, events, non-essential actions might be allowed in the course of the interval.
Eating places may also be required to close down by 10 pm.
The evening curfew might be reviewed when the scenario improves, the official launch mentioned.