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COVID-19: Curfew In Ahmedabad From Today

Ahmedabad: Amid rising coronavirus cases in the Ahmedabad city, authorities have decided to impose a 57-hour-long weekend curfew in municipal limits here from Friday night to stem the spread the COVID-19 spread, said officials on Thursday.

Meanwhile, in the wake of the prevailing situation, the Gujarat government has put on hold its earlier decision to open secondary schools and colleges in the state from November 23, said an official release.

The curfew in Ahmedabad city will start from Friday (Nov 20) at 9 pm and end on Monday (Nov 23) at 6 am, the officials said.

During this “complete curfew”, only milk and medicine shops willremain open, said Additional Chief Secretary (Forest and Environment) Rajiv Kumar Gupta, appointed as the Officer on Special Duty by the Gujarat government to oversee Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC)’s coronavirus-related operations.

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