Gujarat government has imposed a night curfew in a total of 20 cities from 8 PM to 6 AM from Wednesday, April 7, among other restrictions as the state saw its highest-ever spike in a single day. As many as 3,280 coronavirus positive cases were reported in the last 24 hours taking the tally of infections to 3,24,878 while 17 deaths pushed the toll to 4,598, the state health department said. Also Read – COVID-19: Karnataka To Impose Night Curfew in Bengaluru, Mysuru and 6 Other Districts From Saturday | Details Here
As per the restrictions, all government offices will remain closed on Saturday till April 30. Only a total of 100 people are to be allowed at weddings. Grand events to be postponed until April 30. Also Read – RT-PCR Test Mandatory For Passengers Flying to Assam From Mumbai, Karnataka | Check Details Here
Gujarat is now left with 17,348 active cases. Of the 17 fatalities, seven patients died each in Ahmedabad and Surat, while two succumbed to the infection in Rajkot and one died in Vadodara district. Also Read – Covid-19: Night Curfew in Noida From 10 PM to 5 AM Till April 17, Essential Services Exempted
With 2,167 people recovering in the last 24 hours, the count of recoveries in Gujarat went up to 3,02,932 on Tuesday, the department said in a release. However, the rate of recovery fell to 93.24 percent.
The neighboring state of Maharashtra is the country’s worst-hit state, reporting nearly 60 percent of India’s total tally.
Source – India.com web portal