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Bihar has extended the lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Bihar government has issued an order to extend the lockdown till August 16, 2020, in urban areas.

The Bihar government has issued an order to extend the lockdown till August 16, 2020, in urban areas.The lockdown was scheduled to end on July 31, 2020, throughout the country as per the Ministry of Home Affairs mandate. It is extended in Bihar till August 16, 2020, due to the rise in COVID-19 cases. Private and government offices in the state would have 50% of their staff working as per the new restriction rules from August 1, 2020.

Air and railway services will continue, but public transport will be off the road except for taxis and autorickshaws. Restaurants would not be permitted to operate, except for takeaway and home deliveries. Chemist shops, grocery shops, and other essential services would be allowed to function.

To access the Bihar government's order, download it from the date 30/07/2020 (Issue No. 102, Head: Natural Disaster Management).

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