Nearly 3 Lakh Covid Cases, 2,023 Deaths in the last 24 hours

India has reported 2,95,041 new COVID19 cases, 2,023 deaths and 1,67,457 discharges in the last 24 hours, Union Health Ministry said. Total cases in the country have reached 1,56,16,130; total recoveries: 1,32,76,039 and death toll – 1,82,553. There are 21,57,538 active cases in the country at present.

As Covid cases continue to rise across the country, India has opened the vaccination programme for all above 18 years from May 1. India on Tuesday (April 20, 2021) reported 2,59,170 new COVID-19 cases, 1,761 deaths and 1,54,761 discharges in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry. Night curfew has been imposed in Telangana from today. The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed Allahabad High Court’s order for lockdown in 5 cities of Uttar Pradesh. However, the state government has decided to impose weekend lockdown in the state from Friday 8 PM

In view of serious Covid Situation Night curfew will be imposed between 10 PM to 5 AM in Agartala Municipal Corporation area from 22nd April 2021.

Restrictions on gatherings:

Medical and other emergency needs and persons to maintan essential services
like health, police, security, power supply, drinking water supply etc may be exempted.

In closed spaces, a maximum of 50% of the seating/hall capacity should
allowed for any social, cultural, entertainment or political gathering with a ceiling of 100 persons. In open spaces, higher numbers may be allowed
based on the size of the ground
/ space with a ceiling of 200 persons.

Wearing of face masks, maintaining social distancing and provision of
hand wash or sanitizer will be mandatory.The organiserswill deploy
sufficient no. of volunteers/ staffs to regulate the crowd and enforcement
of norms of social distancing and wearing of mask. Prior permission for all
such gathering may be obtained from district/police administration.

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