Rajasthan Govt Imposes Night Curfew in 8 Districts, Including Jaipur; Hikes Fine for Not Wearing Masks

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    Rajasthan Govt Enforces Night Curfew in 8 Districts, Consisting Of Jaipur; Hikes Fine for Not Wearing Masks

    Jaipur: A policeman gives warning to a person for not wearing face mask while offering him a disposable mask, during a strict campaign against COVID-19, at Choti Chaupar in Jaipur, Saturday, Nov 21, 2020. (PTI Photo)

    Jaipur: A cop gives cautioning to a person for not wearing face mask while using him a non reusable mask, throughout a stringent project against COVID-19, at Choti Chaupar in Jaipur, Saturday, Nov 21,2020 (PTI Picture)

    Section 144 was imposed in all districts across the state from Saturday. The state federal government likewise increased the charge imposed for not wearing masks to Rs 500 from Rs 200 earlier.

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    In view of increasing Covid-19 cases in the state, Rajasthan government on Saturday announced to impose night curfew from 8 pm to 6 am in 8 district headquarters including Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Bikaner, Udaipur, Ajmer, Alwar and Bhilwara.

    Section 144 was enforced in all districts across the state from Saturday. The state federal government also increased the penalty imposed for not wearing masks to Rs 500 from Rs 200 earlier.

    READ| Night Curfews, Section 144: Here’s List of New Restrictions Imposed in Cities as Covid-19 Cases Surge

    Rajasthan reported 3,007 fresh cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, the highest in a single-day, and 16 deaths, according to a main report. The COVID-19 tally in the state now stands at 2,40,676 and the death toll at 2,146 The number of active cases in the state is 21,951, it said.

    Of the fresh cases, the highest (551) were reported from Jaipur, followed by Jodhpur where 444 individuals tested favorable for the coronavirus


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