Lockdown Imposed In Bihar Till May 15
The decision of the Chief Minister came after Patna High Court on Monday asked the state government to control the COVID-19 situation
Patna: In the light of the surge in the COVID-19 cases in the state, the Bihar government on Tuesday imposed lockdown in the state till May 15.
“After discussion with the associate ministers and officials yesterday, it was decided to implement the lockdown in Bihar by May 15, 2021. In relation to its detailed guidelines and other activities, today the Crisis management group has been instructed to take action,” tweeted Bihar CM.
कल सहयोगी मंत्रीगण एवं पदाधिकारियों के साथ चर्चा के बाद बिहार में फिलहाल 15 मई, 2021 तक लाॅकडाउन लागू करने का निर्णय लिया गया। इसके विस्तृत मार्गनिर्देशिका एवं अन्य गतिविधियों के संबंध में आज ही आपदा प्रबंधन समूह (Crisis management Group) को कार्रवाई करने हेतू निदेश दिया गया है।
— Nitish Kumar (@NitishKumar) May 4, 2021
The decision of the Chief Minister came after Patna High Court on Monday asked the state government to control the COVID-19 situation and declare a lockdown or it will have to pass an appropriate order.
Earlier, the Bihar government has imposed a night curfew in the state till March 15.
Bihar Chief Minister has also announced free COVID-19 vaccine to all above 18 years of age.
Meanwhile, the state registered 11,407 more COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the total count of active cases in Bihar to 1,07,667.