In view of surging Covid-19 cases, Gujarat Government has decided to extend night curfew to 9 more states in addition to the existing 20 cities where 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew is in place from April 28 to May 5.
The Government has also banned operations of Agricultural Produce Market Committees (APMCs) and barred entry of people into religious places. All shopping complexes, malls, Gurjari Bazzars, cinema halls, auditoriums, saloons and beauty parlours, will remain closed. The public transport buses have been asked to ply with 50 per cent passenger capacity.
Himmatnagar, Palanpur, Navsari, Valsad, Porbandar, Botad, Viramgam, Chotta Udepur and Veraval-Somnath are the nine cities where curfew will be imposed. The announcement comes after Chief Minister Vijay Rupani held a meeting with top government officials today.