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Bhopal extends 'corona curfew' till June 1

According to the order issued by district collector Avinash Lavaniya, the curfew has been extended in the areas under Bhopal Municipal Corporation and Berasia town till 6 am on June 1

twitter-logoPTI | May 22, 2021 | Updated 15:30 IST
Bhopal extends 'corona curfew' till June 1

The district administration in Bhopal on Saturday extended the COVID-19-induced curfew in the Madhya Pradesh capital till June 1, an official said.

The 'Corona curfew' was first enforced on April 12 due to the spike in COVID-19 cases and it has been extended several times. The last extension was valid till May 24 and the curfew was supposed to be lifted at 6 am on that day.

According to the order issued by district collector Avinash Lavaniya, the curfew has been extended in the areas under Bhopal Municipal Corporation and Berasia town till 6 am on June 1, the official added.

The essential services and emergency travel are exempted from the purview of the restrictions, he said. According to the official, the COVID-19 caseload in Bhopal, as on Saturday, was 1,16,481, including 895 deaths.

Also read: COVID-19 vaccine: India's export curbs hurt developing nations, says IMF

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