Five other states have also imposed night curfew to curb COVID-19:
Night curfew in Maharashtra
Maharashtra Cabinet Minister Nawab Malik on Monday said a night curfew would be in place across the state from 8 pm to 7 am. On weekends, a complete lockdown (8 pm on Friday to 7 am on Monday) will be imposed. The restrictions came into effect from 5 April. However, essential, medical services and transportation will be allowed. The curbs will also include a ban on gatherings of five or more people throughout the day.
Odisha imposes night curfew in 10 districts
Odisha government on Monday imposed night curfew in 10 districts of the state in view of the recent spike in coronavirus cases as 573 people tested positive for the infection, the highest single-day increase so far this year, pushing its tally to 3,43,268, a health department official said.Night curfew has been imposed from 10 pm to 5 am in Sundergarh, Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Balangir, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Malkangiri, Koraput and Nabarangpur districts.
Night curfew in Rajasthan
As per the guidelines, the night curfew will remain in force from 8 pm to 6 am. Dining at restaurants and hotels during the curfew hours has been prohibited while home delivery of food has been allowed.
Night curfew in Gujarat
The Gujarat government has decided to extend the night curfew in force in four major cities till 15 April. The night curfew will continue in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot between 9 pm and 6 am till 15 April, according to the Additional Chief Secretary, Home Department, Gujarat government.
Night curfew in Punjab
Punjab government had ordered to extend the existing Covid-19-related restrictions till 10 April to curb spread of the virus. Under the revised guidelines, the government decided to extend the night curfew from nine to 11 such districts, including Ludhiana, Patiala, where the cases of infection are rising. The curfew will remain in place from 9 pm to 5am.