Aluva: A curfew has been imposed in Ernakulam's Aluva municipality and neighbouring panchayats.
The curfew comes amidst the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the area. Shops in the area will remain open only from 10 am to 2 pm.
Chengamanadu, Keezhmadu, Kadungaloor, Alangad, Choornikkara and Edathala are among the panchayats where Section 144 is imposed.
Out of the 80 new COVID-19 cases reported in Ernakulam district on Tuesday, 75 were contact cases.