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Due to spike of Covid-19 cases in Ahmedabad, authorities decided to impose a “complete curfew” from (November 20).
The curfew period begins from 9:00 pm of November 20 till the morning of November 23 at 6:00 am.
The decision to impose the marathon 57-hour long curfew was taken after a late night review of the coronavirus situation in Ahmedabad.
Additional Chief Secretary (Forest and Environment) Rajiv Kumar Gupta announced on Twitter that during the ‘curfew’ period, only shops selling milk and medicines shall be permitted to remain open in Ahmedabad.
During this “complete curfew”, only milk and medicine shops will remain 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.
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.
From Monday, a night curfew will be imposed from 9 pm to 6 am till further orders, he said. “The corona situation was reviewed late night and it has been decided that a complete curfew shall be imposed from tomorrow night 9:00 pm till Monday morning 6:00 am in the city of Ahmedabad.