The Gujarat government on Sunday extended the coronavirus-induced night curfew in eight cities of the state till August 28. The curfew will be in place from 11pm till 6am in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Gandhinagar, and Junagadh.
"All other restrictions laid down in its last order issued on July 29 would continue to remain in force till August 28, including allowing eateries to function till 10pm and capping the attendance at public functions to 400," a state government release said.
The July 29 order had also allowed Ganesh Utsav festivities in public places with the idol height kept at a maximum of nine feet.
Meanwhile, Gujarat on Saturday reported 25 COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 8,25,166, while the day also saw the state administering vaccine doses against the infection to a record 6.18 lakh people.