There will be no statewide lockdown in Gujarat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said as the state's biggest city, Ahmedabad, plans for a 57-hour "complete time limitation" from today around evening time till Monday morning in an offer to contain an unexpected spike in Covid cases.
"There is no doubt of forcing a lockdown in Gujarat as of now. We have chosen to execute an end of the week time limit, on Saturday and Sunday, in Ahmedabad city just," Mr Rupani said.
In Ahmedabad, just shops selling milk and meds will be permitted to stay open during the "total time limit". Experts in the city have just reported an uncertain night check in time from 9 pm to 6 am which will proceed from Monday night, after the end of the week time limitation.
The choice to force the night time limit was taken on Thursday at meeting drove by the Chief Minister, with senior pioneers like Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel present. Senior authorities of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation also were likewise present.
Ahmedabad has been detailing more than 200 COVID-19 cases in a scorched day when contrasted with 140 day by day cases a couple of months prior. 230 new cases were accounted for on Thursday.
Around 600 transports worked by the city metro body will be off the streets during the end of the week check in time. In front of the time limit, markets in the city were packed today with individuals loading up fundamentals for the end of the week.