On Wednesday, the Himachal Pradesh government decided to impose a night curfew in the state from 10pm to 5am to prevent the spread of COVID-19, an official spokesman said.
It was decided to close the state’s indoor sports complexes and cinema halls and allow only 50 per cent attendance at gatherings at wedding and picnic halls, he said. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Joy Ram Tagore.
The spokesperson said that it has been decided to close indoor sports complexes, cinema halls, multiplexes, stadiums, swimming pools, gyms and langars as well as impose night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am across the state. He said it was decided to allow only 50 per cent attendance at internal gatherings, including weddings and banquets.
The number of Kovid-19 cases has increased in Himachal Pradesh. It recorded 260 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, 137 on Monday and 76 on Sunday, according to official figures.
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