Rajasthan imposes night curfew

    at 11:02 am
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    New Delhi (NVI): Amid a recent spike in COVID-19 cases, the Rajasthan government has made an announcement to impose a night curfew, which will come into from today.

    The night curfew will remain in force from 8 pm to 6 am, in which food delivery will be allowed while dining at restaurants and hotels has been prohibited.

    As per the guidelines, schools for classes 1 to 9 have been suspended from April 5 to 19.

    For college students, except those studying in final-year, classes will remain suspended during this period. However, students will be permitted to take their practical exams with prior permission. Nursing and medical colleges will remain open.

    Furthermore, the government has also ordered the closure of multiplexes and gymnasiums.

    The Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) implemented also put a cap on the number of people present at social gatherings which has been restricted to 100.

    With 1,729 new coronavirus cases in Rajasthan, the infection count rose to 3,39,325 on Sunday. Two deaths were reported taking the death toll to 2,829 in the state.