Puducherry imposes total lockdown from Friday night to Monday morning.
“A total of 2428 beds have been arranged for treating Covid in Puducherry, of which 1398 beds are still vacant. The total number of beds with ventilator facility is 970 out of which 625 are vacant. There are 135 beds with artificial respiration out of which 28 are vacan
A official Correspondent reports, the decision to impose total lockdown was taken at a high level meeting held under the chairmanship of the Lieutenant Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan.
According to a release from Raj Nivas a total lockdown will be observed in the whole of the Union Territory from 10 pm on April 23 to 5 am on April 26 as part of the measures to contain spread of the virus in Puducherry.
It was further decided that in week days shops will be allowed to open till 2 pm. Hotels and restaurants would be permitted to sell eatables in parcels after 2 pm.
And the Corona curfew otherwise called night curfew began at 10 pm yesterday night and ended at 5 am today morning.