AMID RECORD COVID-19 SURGE IN KERALA, LOCKDOWN-LIKE CURBS ON NEXT TWO SUNDAYS
21 January 2022
Amid a sudden spike in coronavirus disease (Covid-19) disease cases in the southern part of India, the state of Kerala has announced lockdown-like curbs on Sundays for the next two weeks. This ‘Sunday curfew’ will see a fresh set of restrictions imposed on daily activity in a bid to cut down the spread of the virus, which has already been transmitted enough times for the daily health bulletin to record as many as 46,387 fresh cases state-wide on Thursday – the highest-ever single-day spike since the outbreak of the pandemic.
Hours after the record spike in Covid-19 cases were registered, the department of information and public relations under the Kerala government took to its official social media channels on Thursday to lay out a host of restrictions that will come into effect in the state on Sundays for the next two weeks, i.e. on January 23 and January 30.
News Source : Hindustan Times
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