Covid: Kerala govt declares night curfew from Monday | Thiruvananthapuram News

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With a steady rise in Covid-19 cases across the state, the Kerala government has decided to impose night curfew from next week.
In a meeting chaired by chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan, it was decided that a night curfew from 10pm to 6am will be in place from August 30.
The CM also informed that the Sunday lockdown will continue until further orders.
“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 10pm to 6am. 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.
Fresh Covid cases crossed the 30,000 mark for the fourth consecutive day in Kerala on Saturday, taking the total caseload to 39,77,572, while the test positivity rate dipped to 18.67 per cent from 19.22 on August 27.
(With agency inputs)

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