Andhra Pradesh right now introduced an evening curfew throughout the state to reduce the transmission chain of the second coronavirus wave sweeping the nation. The curfew, from 10 pm to 5 am, will come into impact from tomorrow, stated the Chief Minster’s Office. The particulars, stated his workplace, will likely be shared later. The deadline for the curfew has not been introduced as but.
Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy has additionally introduced that each one these above 18 will likely be given the Covid vaccine freed from value when the contemporary drive for vaccinations opens on May 1.
Neighbouring Telangana introduced night time curfew on April 20. It will likely be in power from 9 pm to 5 am until April 30. On the identical day, the Tamil Nadu authorities introduced an evening curfew between 10 pm and 4 am and a whole lockdown on Sundays. Karnataka too has declared curfew on nights and weekends and it is going to be in place until May 4.
Earlier this week, Maharashtra introduced stricter curbs to management the unfold of infections. Delhi grew to become the primary to declare a week-long lockdown, which ends on Monday morning. It was adopted by Jharkhand.
In an tackle to the nation on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi careworn on Covid acceptable behaviour and urged the states to use lockdowns as an absolute final resort.
For the second straight day right now, India logged over 3 lakh new Covid circumstances. India is second solely to the United States within the complete variety of circumstances reported because the starting of the pandemic.