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Covid-surge: Jharkhand announces 8-day lockdown

Apr 20, 2021 18:49 IST | By Editorji News Desk

Stating that the government’s priority is to save both lives and livelihoods, the Jharkhand government Tuesday announced a weeklong lockdown in the state starting April 22 with certain relaxations. 

All shops will be shut barring those providing essential services.

Announcing the lockdown, CM Hemant Soren said only a few central, state sectors and private offices will remain open. However, industries, construction, agricultural and mining activities will continue in the state.

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