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Bihar in grip of Covid-19 wave: curbs tightened, night curfew imposed

Apr 18, 2021 23:24 IST | By Editorji News Desk

Considering rapid spread of infection during the current Covid-19 wave, the Bihar government on Sunday decided to impose night curfew from 9 pm to 5 am.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said a decision has been taken to extend closure of schools, colleges, coaching centres till May 15 from April 30.

Religious places of all faiths will remain shut till May 15. Earlier, they were closed till April 30.

The government offices with one-third strength will function only till 5 pm instead of 6 pm now while shops business establishments will be closed at 6 pm, an hour before than what was decided last week.

Attendance at funerals has been reduced to 25 from 50 and likewise gathering in marriage curtailed to 100 till mid-May.

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