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COVID-19 rules across many Indian states

COVID-19 rules across many Indian states

Amid an upsurge of COVID-19 cases, many Indian states are implementing strict guidelines to control the deadly contagious disease.

These rules include the capping of the maximum number of guests to the wedding and other events, imposing of night curfews, and Section 144.

The national capital region has been witnessing a spurt in the number of COVID-19 cases over the past few days. To control the increasing COVID cases, the Delhi government is implementing various rules. The number of guests to attend weddings has been reduced to 50.

The Delhi government also hiked the fine to ₹2,000 for not wearing a facemask. In addition to that, spitting in public places, consumption of tobacco, and violation of quarantine rules will also attract a fine of the same amount. The public should maintain social distancing or else they have to pay fine in Delhi.

In Noida, the maximum number of guests for wedding functions has been capped at 100. Earlier, it was 200, but the decision was taken considering the sudden spurt in the COVID-19 cases.

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) decided to impose a night curfew across the city from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. starting from November 20. Besides, AMC is also taking many preventive steps to control COVID-19.

Madhya Pradesh government also decided to impose night curfew in five cities across the state including Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Ratlam and Vidisha starting from November 21. However, the restrictions will not apply to freight vehicles. These restrictions will also not apply to factory workers going to or returning from work.

The Rajasthan government decided to impose Section 144 of the CrPC in Jaipur till December 20, starting from November 21. Besides, the government also imposed the night curfew in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Kota, Udaipur, and Bhilwara. It also increased fine to ₹500 from ₹200 for not wearing a facemask.

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