In view of the recent surge in Covid cases, Puducherry has imposed a total lockdown from Friday night to Monday morning. AIR correspondent reports, the decision to impose total lock down was taken at a high level meeting held under the chairmanship of the Lieutenant Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan.
According to a release from Raj Nivas a total lockdown will be observed in the whole of the Union Territory from 10 PM on April 23 to 5 AM on April 26 as part of the measures to contain spread of the virus in Puducherry. It was further decided that in week days shops will be allowed to open till 2 pm. Hotels and restaurants would be permitted to sell eatables in parcels after 2 PM. And the Corona curfew otherwise called night curfew began at 10 PM yesterday night and ended at 5 AM today morning.