Total Lockdown In Bihar From July 16-31, Haryana Also Gears Up For Interstate Curbs
In view of the increasing cases of coronavirus in Bihar, the state government has decided to reimpose the lockdown. State Deputy CM Sushil Modi said that there will be complete lockdown in the state from July 16 to July 31. At the same time, the Haryana government is also preparing to lockdown some districts.
The guideline issued by the Bihar government states that petrol pumps, CNG pumps will remain open during the lockdown. Required vehicles will be allowed to travel only across the state. Airplane and railway services will continue.
Apart from this, construction work will continue and construction shops will also be open. Farming has also not been banned. In industries, work will continue following the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health.
At the same time, all schools, colleges, training institutes, and coaching centres will remain closed. Also, it has been decided to keep all religious places closed. All social, political, sports, entertainment, academic, cultural, and religious programs are strictly prohibited.
Meanwhile, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said that new restrictions can be imposed in Gurugram, Faridabad, Sonipat, and Jhajjar adjoining Delhi. He said that only four percent of the total COVID-19 cases in Haryana are in these four districts.