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Night curfew in Kerala from next week to contain Covid-19 transmission

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan decided to impose restrictions from 10 pm to 6 am
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Our Bureau, PTI   |   Thiruvananthapuram   |   Published 28.08.21, 07:57 PM

The Kerala government on Saturday declared that night curfew would be enforced in the state from next week to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

A review meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan decided to impose night curfew from 10 pm to 6 am from next week.

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“In areas where the weekly infection population ratio is above seven per cent, the government has decided to implement a lockdown. From next week, there will be night curfew from 10 pm to 6 am. Night curfew has already been issued for tomorrow,” Vijayan said at a press conference here. Fresh Covid-19 cases crossed the 30,000 mark for the fourth consecutive day in the state on Saturday. Since July 27, when restrictions were relaxed in the state for a few days on account of two festivals, the state has been logging more than or close to 20,000 case almost every day.



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