Tribune News Service
Shimla, May 23
Himachal Pradesh authorities prolonged curfew restrictions in the state by per week on Monday, officers stated—a growth that comes despite a major drop in Covid-19 cases in the state.
Himachal Cabinet, which met on Monday, determined it was extending curfew restrictions until May 31.
The cupboard will evaluation its choice on June 1, officers stated. The choice got here after the well being division really helpful an extension to the restrictions despite a decline in cases.
Himachal reported 1,309 new cases on Sunday. Despite a drip in cases, deaths stay a matter of fear—the state reported 59 deaths from Covid-19 on Sunday. The growth comes despite a major pushback to curfews from merchants, who need the federal government to permit them open up outlets. Traders have been demanding that they need to be allowed to open their outlets each different day.
Several state governments, together with these of (*31*), Haryana, Rajasthan and Puducherry, have determined to proceed with their lockdown restrictions until the top of May.