Andhra extends Covid curfew restrictions by another week

Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday extended the existing coronavirus curfew restrictions for another week.

All commercial establishments should shut down by 9 p.m. and curfew restrictions will begin from 10 p.m., lasting for eight hours till 6 a.m.

However, there will be no restrictions from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and all business activities can be carried out during these relaxed hours.

The state government issued a statement to this effect.

The southern state is witnessing a lower number of infections on a daily basis. On Tuesday, there were 2,498 Covid cases.

The state’s overall Covid tally rose to 19.4 lakh, even as its active caseload dropped to 23,843.