Goa Imposes Night Curfew; Bars, Restaurants, Theatres To Operate At 50% Capacity
With the second wave of the pandemic sweeping across the country, the Goa government on Wednesday announced its decision to impose a night curfew in the state. The curfew will be imposed from Wednesday and it will be effective from 10 pm to 6 am till April 30.
The government has also decided to impose curbs on restaurants, cinema halls and casinos to contain the spread of the virus.
These developments come on a day when India reported 295,041 new Covid-19 infections and 2,023 fatalities. The country's active caseload also breached the 21-lakh mark on Wednesday.
Goa joins numerous other states including Bihar, Telangana, Manipur, Kerala and Tamil Nadu among others in imposing a night curfew.
The Goa government also postponed the 10th and 12th standard examinations of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education.