The Andhra Pradesh State Authorities has introduced evening curfew in Visakhapatnam, and the remainder of the state, from 11pm to five am, coming into speedy impact i.e. 10 January, 2022. That is being performed in view of the rising COVID-19 circumstances lately. The announcement was made on 10 January, 2022 by the Andhra Pradesh State Authorities. The Covid-19 circumstances have been on an increase in Visakhapatnam, and evening curfew is actually step one in direction of public security.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, urges the general public to comply with social distancing, correct sanitization, sporting masks, and different vital precautions as a way to keep away from the unfold of the virus. The state recorded a 24 hour complete of 1,257 new COVID-19 circumstances, as on Sunday 9 January, 2022, out of which 196 circumstances are from Visakhapatnam District, second to Chittoor District (254 circumstances). One loss of life was recorded on Thursday 06 January 2022 in Visakhapatnam. The entire variety of lively COVID-19 circumstances, in Andhra Pradesh, stands at 4,774, with the positivity price being 3.3%. Andhra Pradesh has additionally recorded 24 Omicron variant circumstances as of 6 January, 2022.
Speaking about imposing the evening curfew in Vizag, Extra Deputy Commissioner of Police (Visitors), Ch Adinarayana, shared that RK Seaside might be closed for guests and travellers after 10 pm. All retailers and eating places within the metropolis may even be closed by 10 PM. Vehicular motion might be allowed solely on the highways publish midnight. The evening curfew in Andhra Pradesh has been introduced for an indefinite interval to regulate the fast enhance within the variety of COVID-19 circumstances. Additionally as a result of rising COVID-19 circumstances, APSRTC has determined to levy a nice of Rs.50 on any passenger not sporting a masks. Such measures will assist folks comply with security tips whereas being out of their houses.
With the alarming rise in COVID-19 circumstances, the experiences counsel a 3rd wave may hit the nation inside no time. States reminiscent of West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, together with many others, have already imposed evening curfew and different restrictions. Imposing evening curfew, following social distancing, sporting masks, and correct sanitization are the important thing steps to keep away from the unfold of COVID-19.