Huge crowd were seen in a market in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on November 23, following the lifting of the night curfew. Social distancing norms went for a toss. Gujarat has 13,600 active cases of coronavirus.
In a bid to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, curfew has been imposed in Ahmedabad from November 20 to 23. Police are checking vehicles in the city to stop unnecessary movement of the public. During this period, only shops selling essential items, medicines are permitted to remain open. COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Gujarat, active cases stand at 13,050.
Stage artists in Odisha's Bhubaneswar are selling tea as COVID-19 impacted their career. Uarmi Satpathy and Anita Biswas have installed a tea stall and an attached vegetable shop to earn better and butter for their survival. Lakhs of people lost their jobs during the lockdown which was imposed to curb COVID-19 pandemic.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised a relaxation of Covid restrictions over Christmas, although details have not yet been finalised with the devolved administrations.
Addressing the nation virtually at the Downing Street press conference, he said: "I know that many of us want and need Christmas with our families, but this is not the moment to let the virus rip for the sake of Christmas parties.
"'Tis the season to be jolly, but it is also the season to be jolly careful, especially with elderly relatives." Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the government is working on a "special time-limited" ease of Covid restrictions for Christmas.
While admitting the festive period "will not be normal", he said people across the UK would be allowed an opportunity to spend Christmas with their loved ones. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
In a move to check the alarming rise of novel coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad, authorities decided to impose a 'complete curfew' from today, November 20th; In a two-and-a-half minute video released on..