Au­thor­i­ties to im­pose com­plete lock­down In in­dian state of bi­har un­til July 31

Fiji Sun - - WORLD NEWS -

New Delhi: Au­thor­i­ties in In­dia’s eastern state of Bi­har will im­pose a com­plete lock­down for a pe­riod of 16 days to con­tain the spread of COVID-19 pan­demic, of­fi­cials said. The lock­down starts from to­day and will re­main in force in the state un­til July 31.

Ac­cord­ing to the of­fi­cials, the de­ci­sion has been taken in the wake of an alarm­ing spike in the num­ber of COVID-19 cases in the state dur­ing the past three weeks. All gov­ern­ment and pri­vate of­fices, ed­u­ca­tional in­sti­tu­tions, pub­lic cor­po­ra­tions will re­main closed.

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