Bihar imposes complete lock down from today 5 May till 15th May to contain COVID-19.
Lockdown to be imposed in Bihar till 15th May 2021, tweets Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
#Bihar govt imposes complete #lockdown till May 15 due to surge in Covid-19 cases in the state. Vaccination centres, banks and essential services will remain functional during lockdown
The Bihar government has imposed a complete lockdown from today 5 May till 15th May due to surge in COVID-19 cases in the state.
In a tweet, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that after discussion with the ministers and officials TuTuesday it was decided to implement the lockdown in Bihar till 15th May.
Vaccination centres, banks and essential services will remain functional during the lockdown.
As per guidelines, Government offices and Public corporations shall remain closed.
All educational institution, private and commercial establishments will also remain closed. Movement of public transport except rail, aeroplane has been stopped.
Transport of emergency services have been allowed.
However, Ration shops, dairy, Vegetables and meat shops will remain open between 7 am and 11 am.
Home delivery from restaurants will be allowed from 9 am to 9 pm.
All places of worship and religious gatherings will also be closed.
The concerned authorities have been instructed to encourage home delivery to minimize the movement of individuals outside their homes.
Marriage ceremony with 50 persons upper limit has been allowed. Only 20 persons will be permitted in funeral procession.