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Jagan imposes strict lockdown, curfew made intense

Monday, May 3, 2021 • Tamil Comments

Jagan imposes strict lockdown, curfew made intense

In view of the second wave of coronavirus getting fiercer, the Andhra Pradesh government today announced that the night curfews have been extended to become partial-day curfews. Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has imposed a curfew from 12 PM till 6 AM startomg from Wednesday (May 5).

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In the order, the authorities said that shops/establishments can function from 6 AM to 12 PM. During the curfew hours, only essential services shall remain operative.

The State logged 23,920 cases as of the end of May 2 (8 PM). This is the highest figure ever. The peak of the second wave in States like AP was expected to not go beyond 15,000.

During the non-curfew hours, Section 144 will be in force. There can be no congregation of more than 5 people.

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