March 29, 2023
Bihar unlocks, CM Nitish Kumar announces relaxations in COVID-19 restrictions

New Delhi: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar announced relaxations in the COVID-19 restrictions for the state on Tuesday (June 8).

The relaxations are applicable for next one week after which the CM will make his next decision whether to further implement eases or tighten the lockdown.

As the lockdown ends, the night curfew will continue from 7 pm to 5 am. Government and private offices will function till 4 pm with 50% strength.

Shops will open till 5 pm and Private vehicles permitted to travel.

Online teaching work will continue for students and teachers. 

The CM also said in his thread of tweets that alsthough the cases have decreased, people should avoid overcrowding.

The Bihar CM also reviewed the preperation for posiible floods and draughts and issues necessary guidelins for the same.

Less than 800 fresh COVID-19 cases were reported in Bihar on Monday, in yet another indication that the second wave was on the wane in the state, though 43 fatalities pushed the death toll to 5424.

According to the health department, 762 people tested positive in the last 24 hours, the lowest figure for the state for the past couple of months.

(With inputs from news agencies)

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