Bihar govt imposes night curfew, educational institutes to remain shut till May 15

Updated:2 months, 1 week ago

Patna (Bihar), Apr 18 (ANI): Bihar government has imposed night curfew (9 pm to 5 am) in the state as COVID cases are continue to rise. While addressing a press conference over COVID situation in the state, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on April 18 informed, “Schools, colleges and other educational institutes will remain closed and no examination will be held by state-run schools and universities till May 15. Cinema halls, malls, clubs, gyms, and parks will be closed till May 15.” “Night curfew (9 pm to 5 am) will remain in place across Bihar. All shops selling vegetables, fruits, eggs and meat will be closed by 6 pm. Restaurants and dhabas to be operational for home delivery and take away services till 9 pm,” he added. Meanwhile, Bihar reported 8,690 fresh COVID cases in last 24 hours.

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