Bihar locks down urban areas till March 31

Patna, Mar 22 (PTI) The Bihar government announced on Sunday a lockdown in urban areas with immediate effect to contain the possible spread of the novel coronavirus.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said the lockdown is being enforced in all district, sub-divisional and block headquarters and municipal towns till March 31.

Bihar has reported two COVID-19 cases and one of them died Sunday morning at a hospital in Patna.

Kumar urged people to extend their cooperation in the fight against the deadly virus. PTI AR NN ABH ABH