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Amid Rising Covid Cases, Bihar Imposes 10-Day Lockdown

The lockdown will be effective till May 15, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar tweeted.

Amid Rising Covid Cases, Bihar Imposes 10-Day Lockdown
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar | PTI
Amid Rising Covid Cases, Bihar Imposes 10-Day Lockdown
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2021-05-04T12:07:20+05:30

Bihar became the latest state to impose a lockdown amid rising Covid-19 cases.

The lockdown will be effective till May 15, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar tweeted.

“After holding discussions with various minister and officials yesterday, we decided to implement the lockdown in Bihar till May 15, 2021. Further guidelines in this regard will be issued by the state crisis management today,” Kumar tweeted.

This development comes in the backdrop of the state’s Covid tally breaching the five lakh-mark on Monday as it reported 11,407 fresh infections.

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