Complete lockdown will be enforced in Bihar from 16 July to 31 July to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the state. The state government on Tuesday issued guidelines regarding the 15-day lockdown.
Essential services, farming, construction-related activities will be allowed during the lockdown.
Places of worship, commercial, private and govt establishments will be closed during the 15-day lockdown.
Bihar reported 1,432 new COVID-19 cases taking the total to 18,853 on Tuesday.
According to the State Health Department, the total number of cases has reached 18,853 in the state, with 12,364 patients recovered from the viral infection.