Amid a spike in Covid-19 cases, Bihar goes into a lockdown from Thursday till July 31. A government order on Tuesday, said that restrictions will remain applicable to all district, sub-division and block headquarters and municipal areas. Government offices, private and commercial establishments, barring some exceptions and educational institutions will remain closed. Transport services will also remain suspended during the lockdown period and vehicles violating the orders will be impounded. Industrial establishments will be allowed to function and construction activities will be permitted with strict adherence to social distancing norms and wearing of masks. Agricultural activities, along with shops related to the same, will also be allowed to function. Hotels and restaurants will remain open for takeaways.