As per some news reports, the Gujarat High Court on Tuesday asked the state govt to impose a 3-4 day curfew in the wake of the surge in COVID-19 cases.
According to ANI, “Gujarat High Court points out that COVID19 cases in the State are increasing, directs the State govt to take a decision on weekend curfew. HC observed that there is a need for lockdown in the State.”
Gujarat High Court points out that COVID19 cases in the State are increasing, directs the State govt to take a decision on weekend curfew. HC observed that there is a need for lockdown in the State.
— ANI (@ANI) April 6, 2021
Moreover, the High Court also asked govt. authorities to stop all political meetings and large gatherings across Gujarat.
India is witnessing a second wave of COVID-19 cases. The case tally has crossed the 1.26 crore mark with nearly 97,000 new infections being reported on April 6. A day earlier, India reported over 1 lakh new cases for the previous 24-hour period.
Most states have imposed some sort of new restrictions amid the latest surge in novel coronavirus infections.
On April 4, the Maharashtra government announced new guidelines under its ‘Break the Chain’ campaign to curb the spread of novel coronavirus infections. The new rules that came into force from 8.00 pm on April 5 will remain in force till 11.59 pm on April 30.
The Delhi Govt has also announced night curfew from 10 PM to 5 AM with immediate effect till 30th April.