Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced a series of restrictions including night curfew across the state, as Covid cases showed a sharp spike. All shops and business establishments should be closed by 6 pm and government offices should close an hour earlier, the Chief Minister said.
All malls, parks, cinema halls will now be closed.
Educational institutions and religious establishments will be closed till May 15, the Chief Minister said.
Over the last 24 hours, the state recorded 8,690 cases.