Chief Minister Nitish Kumar tweeted on Tuesday and said, “Lockdown has reduced corona virus infection. Therefore, night curfew will continue from 7 pm to 5 am, ending the lockdown. Government and private offices will open till 4 pm with 50 percent attendance. The opening period of shops will be extended till 5 pm.
He said, “Online teaching work can be done. Private vehicles will be allowed to ply. This arrangement will be in place for the next one week. Still need to avoid crowds.
In an order issued by Bihar Chief Secretary Tripurari Sharan on Tuesday, it has been said that all schools, colleges, coaching institutes, training and other educational institutions will remain closed. During this period, no examinations will be conducted by the state government schools and universities. Online education can be arranged.
He said that all religious places will remain closed for the public. All types of social, political, entertainment, sports, educational, cultural and religious events or functions will be prohibited.
According to the government, all cinema halls, shopping malls, clubs, swimming pools, stadiums, gyms, parks and gardens will remain completely closed.
According to the statement of the state government, marriage ceremonies can be organized with the presence of a maximum of 20 people, but DJ and procession will not be allowed in these. Prior notice of the marriage has to be given to the local police station at least three days in advance.
A maximum of 20 people will be able to attend the funeral and Shraddha program.
With 34 more people dying on Tuesday due to corona virus infection in Bihar, 5,458 people have died due to the disease since the beginning of the corona epidemic last year.
At present, the number of patients under treatment for Kovid-19 in the state is 7,897 and since the beginning of the corona epidemic last year, 7,14,590 people have been infected due to this disease.