COVID-19: Night clubs, pubs to remain shut after 10 pm in Sikkim
New Delhi : As the number of coronavirus cases is again rising in India, the Sikkim government has taken preventive measures and issued fresh guidelines to stop spread of COVID-19. Issuing an order, the state government said no night club or pub will be allowed to operate after 10 pm; no vehicular movement will be allowed between 10:30 PM to 6 AM.
The restrictions will not be applied on the emergency services.
"There shall be no movement of vehicles from 10:30 PM till 6 AM except for emergency purposes, all commercial establishments including restaurants, bars, night clubs, pubs, gyms etc shall close by 10 PM every day," the state government said in the order.
Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang had announced on Wednesday that night curfew will be imposed in the state from March 17 in wake of rising coronavirus cases in the state. The chief minister also appealed to the people of Sikkim to regularly wear masks and continue to follow social distancing norms as per COVID-19 protocol.
The announcement from the CM came soon after he attended a meeting with PM Narendra Modi to discuss current COVID-19 situation in the nation.