List of States That Imposed Night Curfew; Plan Your Travel Accordingly

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As the coronavirus cases in India continue to surge, many states have imposed strict restrictions, which including night curfews, complete lockdown on weekends, and inter-state travel restrictions.

Considering the alarming situation as many as 16 states are required negative RT-PCR tests report for visitors while the following states are currently under night curfew.

Here is the full list of states that imposed night curfew, please take note if you have to travel to these states for unavoidable reasons.

States That Imposed Night Curfew

1. Delhi
2. Gujarat
3. Maharashtra
4. Odisha
5. Punjab
6. Rajasthan

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1. Delhi

In view of rising Coronavirus cases, Govt. of Delhi on 06th April imposed a night curfew from 10 PM to 5 AM till 30th April. The Delhi Government, in its order, stated that the sudden rise in COVID-19 infections and high positivity rate meant a night curfew was needed. Officials added that during the night curfew hours, the movement of essential services will be allowed with e-passes.

2. Gujarat

Amid the sharp rise in coronavirus positive cases, the Gujarat government on Tuesday announced a curfew from 8 pm to 6 am in 20 cities in the state, which will come into force from Wednesday, till April 30. Earlier, the curfew was in force from 9 pm to 6 am in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, and Rajkot cities in Gujarat.

3. Maharashtra

The state govt. has imposed a night curfew from 8 PM to 7 AM. while complete lockdown has been imposed on weekends i.e. from 8 PM on Friday to 7 AM on Monday will be imposed. The said order came into effect from April 5;

Here is the important guidelines on lockdown in Maharashtra (Mumbai)

  • Public Places: Weekdays (7 am-8 pm) – the movement of no more than 5 people allowed
  • Weekdays (8 pm-7 am) and 8 pm Friday to 7 am Monday – no movement except essential services Beaches- Closed till 30 April.
  • Gardens/Public Grounds – Open from 7 am to 8 pm on weekdays – no more than 5 people allowed
  • Shops/Markets/Malls – To remain closed (except essential services).
  • Recreation/Entertainment Services (cinema/theatre/audi/arcade/water parks/clubs/swimming pool/gym/sports complexes) – To remain closed
  • While private offices will remain closed, government offices have been allowed to run with 50 percent occupancy whereas government offices required for response to COVID-19, electricity, water, banking, and financial services are allowed to function with 100 percent capacity.

4. Odisha

Odisha government has imposed a night curfew in 10 districts of the state in view of the recent spike in coronavirus cases. Night curfew has been imposed from 10 pm to 5 am in Sundergarh, Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Balangir, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Malkangiri, Koraput and Nabarangpur districts.

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Moreover, Passengers traveling to Odisha must carry a negative RT-PCR test report with sample collection done within 72 hours of arrival or the vaccination completion certificate. Passengers traveling without the above-mentioned reports to undergo 7 days mandatory Home/ Institutional quarantine.

5. Punjab

Punjab has declared a series of restrictions including night curfew across the whole state — up from the earlier 12 districts — from 9 pm to 5 am.

The state govt. has also declared a ban on political, social, cultural, or sports gatherings. A cap has also been put on attendance at funerals, weddings, and cremations. Only 50 people can attend indoor functions, and 100 for outdoors. Moreover, masks have been made compulsory for employees in government offices.

6. Rajasthan

According to the latest orders of Rajasthan Govt. night curfew has also been imposed from 8 PM to 6 AM. Guidelines have also been issued to restrict the number of people at social gatherings to a maximum of 100.

The Rajasthan govt has also urged people to not undertake inter-state travel. Hotels and dining at restaurants during the curfew hours will not be allowed; home delivery of food will be allowed though.

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Also Read: Inter-State Travel: These States Require A Negative Covid-19 Test Report For Entry

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