Authorities in Ahmedabad will impose an entire curfew over the weekend from Friday evening and a an evening curfew from Monday in a bid to stem the rising instances of the coronavirus illness (Covid-19) in Gujarat largest metropolis. Ahmedabad metropolis has been witnessing a spike in coronavirus illness instances because the starting of this month.
“Ahmedabad Municipal Company declared evening curfew from 9pm to 6am on daily basis from tomorrow with a view to management the unfold of COVID-19. The scenario was reviewed late evening and it has been determined full curfew shall be imposed from tomorrow evening 9pm until Monday morning at 6am within the metropolis of Ahmedabad,” a authorities order stated on Thursday.
The town is now witnessing greater than 200 Covid-19 single-day infections from round 140 day by day instances a couple of months in the past. As many as 230 individuals from town have been discovered contaminated in 24 hours ending at 5pm on Thursday, the state well being division stated. The Gujarat authorities has additionally determined to postpone the reopening of faculties and faculties within the state, which have been earlier proposed to reopen from November 23, within the wake of the present scenario.
Right here’s is what it’s worthwhile to know concerning the Ahmedabad curfew:
1. The 57-hour-long weekend curfew will begin in Ahmedabad metropolis from Friday at 9pm and finish on Monday at 6am, officers have stated.
2. Throughout this “full curfew”, solely retailers promoting milk and medicines might be allowed to stay open.
three. From Monday, an evening curfew might be imposed from 9pm to 6am until additional orders, he stated.
four. Further 900 Covid-19 beds have been made obtainable at 4 government-run hospitals in and round Ahmedabad. These are Kidney Hospital, Most cancers Hospital and Sola Civil Hospital (all in Ahmedabad) and adjoining Gandhinagar Civil Hospital.
5. A complete of two,637 beds for Covid-19 sufferers can be found within the metropolis – 2,237 in government-run hospitals and 400 in non-public designated hospitals.
(With company inputs)