In an offer to control the spread of COVID-19 in the express, the Nitish Kumar-drove Bihar government on Monday declared new lockdown in two areas of Sitamarhi and Lakhisarai and broadened the shutdown in three locale Nawada, Buxar and Supaul. With this, lockdown is currently forced in 20 areas over the state.
While Sitamarhi and Lakhisarai areas will be under lockdown for seven days, limitations will stay in power in Nawada and Supaul till Wednesday, July 15. Shutdown will proceed in Buxar till July 17.
During the lockdown time frame, all exercises , with the exception of fundamental administrations, will stay suspended. In any case, open vehicle will be took into account transport.
In the interim, the count of coronavirus has ascended by more than 1,000 for the second successive day. On Sunday, Bihar had seen the greatest single-day spike of 1,266 cases.
Out of the new 1,116 cases, the most extreme number of 223 recent coronavirus cases were from Patna area. In excess of 20 individuals, who had as of late went to a memorial service, have tried positive at Bihta hinder in the region.
Patna, with 2,097 affirmed cases and 15 passings up until this point, has been the most exceedingly terrible hit by the episode, trailed by Bhagalpur with 1,074 diseases and 12 fatalities. Different areas with a high number of cases are Begusarai (813), Muzaffarpur (787), Siwan (711), Munger (646) and Madhubani (632). As per sources, Bihar state will be completely lockdown from 16th July-31st July.