In view of the uncontrolled corona infection in Bihar, the Nitish government has decided the total lockdown from today to May 15. However, at what time this order will come into force today, it is not clear yet. Guidelines for the lockdown have also not been released yet.
Earlier on Monday, CM Nitish Kumar took the streets of Patna for the second time to take stock of the situation. He then decided to impose a lockdown by holding a meeting with both deputy CMs and officials. CM gave this information on social media on Tuesday.
Bihar is the 9th state to impose total lockdown. Earlier, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Goa, Karnataka and Jharkhand have imposed total lockdowns.