Haryana imposes night curfew to contain Covid spike

Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Monday announced night curfew from 9 p.m. till 5 a.m. with immediate effect to curb the spike in Covid cases.

Earlier, neighbouring Punjab, Chandigarh, and Delhi had imposed night curfew too.

State Health Minister Anil Vij told the media that the decision was taken in the wake of the sudden spike in cases.

The number of active Covid cases in Haryana has doubled in the last 11 days, from 10,300 to over 20,000 on April 11.