The Bihar government has imposed a complete lockdown from tomorrow till May 15 due to a surge in Covid-19 cases in the state. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said in his tweet that after discussion with the ministers and officials yesterday, it was decided to implement the lockdown in Bihar till May 15.
Vaccination centres, banks and essential services will remain functional during the lockdown.
As per guidelines, Government offices and Public corporations shall remain closed. All private and commercial establishments will also remain closed. However, Ration shops, dairy, Vegetables and meat shops will remain open between 7 am and 11 am. Home delivery from restaurants will be allowed from 9 am to 9 pm. All places of worship and religious gatherings will also be closed.
The concerned authorities have been instructed to encourage home delivery to minimize the movement of individuals outside their homes. Marriage ceremonies with 50 people have been allowed. Only 20 persons will be permitted in a funeral procession.