Agartala: On Saturday, the Tripura government has extended the COVID curfew from 2 pm to 5 am in Agartala and 11 other urban local bodies (ULBs) till June 25, a notification said.
However, the night curfew from 6 pm to 5 am has been lifted from the villages. The restrictions, first imposed on May 16 and then repeatedly extended, were scheduled to end on June 18.
Additionally, the curfew will remain in force in the jurisdiction of Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) and 11 other ULBs from June 19 to 25, the notification issued by Chief Secretary Kumar Alok said.
Reportedly, the restrictions have also been imposed in the municipal councils of Mohanpur, Ranirbazar, Udaipur, Bishalgarh, Kumarghat, Kailashahar, Panisagar, Khowai, Belonia and Santirbazar, besides Jirania Nagar Panchayat. As per the notice, all standalone shops and commercial establishments shall remain open only between 6 am and 2 pm with strict adherence to COVID guidelines.