The Rajasthan government on Friday extended the timings of night curfew to 10 hours — from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., in nine cities and to 12 hours — from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. — in Udaipur. The curbs will remain effective till April 30.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, presiding over a COVID-19 review meeting here, said the containment zones would be marked altogether districts with the enforcement of zero mobility. Regular classes till IX standard are going to be closed the agricultural areas adjoining the cities to guard the youngsters.
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The cities where 10-hour night curfew is going to be imposed are Jaipur, Ajmer, Jodhpur, Kota, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Alwar, Dungarpur, and Abu Road. The markets and commercial establishments in these towns are going to be closed at 7 p.m.
The curfew timings in Udaipur were extended to 12 hours insight of an exponential increase within the number of COVID-19 positive cases. the town recorded 360 positive cases and 4 deaths on Friday.
In Jaipur, a complete of 767 positive cases were reported, but there was no death. Mr. Gehlot said strict measures would be taken for zero mobility, contact tracing, and residential isolation within the micro containment zones to interrupt the chain of viral infection.
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