COVID-19: Arunachal Pradesh imposes night curfew from today

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Published: May 1,2021 08:52 AM
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In a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19, the Arunachal Pradesh government has announced to impose a night curfew from Saturday (May 1).

May 1, 2021: In a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19, the Arunachal Pradesh government has announced to impose a night curfew from Saturday (May 1).



The restrictions will come into effect at 9 pm daily and will remain in place till 5 am until further orders.



The order states that officers/officials involved in emergency services such as Health and Family welfare and all related medical establishments, police, prison, fire, and emergency services, district administration, disaster management, and related services, NIC, NCC, and Municipal services and all the other essential services will have to produce a valid identity card.



ICR district magistrate in-charge Talo Potom in an order on Friday said the curfew has been imposed following an unprecedented surge in COVID-19 cases.



Earlier on the 17th of April, the state government issued consolidated and revised guidelines for the containment of the COVID-19 pandemic in the state.



The state has reported 194 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the highest single-day spike, pushing the tally to 18,256, according to the state health department official.



The COVID-19 death toll rose to 59 with a school teacher succumbing to the infection at the Dedicated COVID Hospital at Chimpu.