After Gujarat, the Andhra Pradesh government has now decided to extend the night curfew in the state till September 30. Reports state that the government took this decision after reviewing the coronavirus situation and the number of positive cases in the state.
Check out the latest COVID-19 guidelines set by the Andhra Pradesh government
- The night curfew in Andhra Pradesh will continue from 11 pm to 6 am.
- No more than 150 people will be allowed to attend weddings and other religious/cultural events.
- It is mandatory to follow COVID-appropriate behaviour at all times.
- If COVID rules are violated, action would be taken under Sections 51 to 60 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code, and other relevant laws.
This comes after Andhra Pradesh, on Tuesday, recorded 1,125 cases, pushing the COVID-19 tally to 20,31,974.
The overall coronavirus death toll reached 14,019 as nine more died in a day. As for India, the country recorded 25,404 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the country’s overall tally to 33,289,579, according to data updated by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. With 339 new cases of people dying due to COVID-19, the death toll has climbed to 4,43,213.
The count of active cases declined to 3,62,207, which comprises 1.09% of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.58%, the Health Ministry data showed. A reduction of 12,062 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in 24 hours.
(With inputs from DNA India)
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