Abhijit Nath, NET Correspondent, Tripura
Tripura government has against imposed a weekend curfew on Saturday and Sunday while imposing partial measures till August 1.
A notification issued by the Tripura Disaster Management Authority informed that a complete curfew will be enforced across Tripura from 5 AM on July 24 to 6 AM on July 26. From then on, the curfew will start from 2 PM on July 19 till July 23 next and ends at 5 AM on July 20 to July 24.
The decision was taken after witnessing a positivity rate above 5 percent in urban areas across the state.
Last week’s COVID statistics revealed that COVID-19 positive cases and deaths have declined but not below the required levels.
A complete curfew has been imposed across the state on Saturday and Sunday. However, the curfew will continue from 5 AM on Saturday to 6 AM on Monday.