Chandigarh: With a slight respite within the each day covid tally after the devastating second wave of the lethal illness, the Chandigarh Administration has introduced some relaxations in lockdown restrictions, permitting all retailers to reopen for a couple of hours on weekdays within the union territory.
As per the order, all retailers can stay open from 9 am to three pm on weekdays whereas adhering to COVID-19 protocols, nevertheless, solely retailers promoting important gadgets will likely be allowed to stay open on weekends.
Night curfew to proceed from 6 PM to five AM whereas the weekend curfew will likely be in place from 6 PM on May 28 to five AM on May 31 in Chandigarh.
Only important retailers will likely be allowed to stay open in the course of the weekend curfew whereas all retailers will likely be allowed to stay open from 9 AM to three PM, following COVID protocols.
All procuring malls, cinema halls, theatres, museums, fitness center, libraries, spa, salons, Sukhna Lake and Rock Garden will proceed to stay closed. Restaurants will likely be allowed to function for dwelling supply and take-aways.
Ever for the reason that outbreak of second wave of Covid-19, the strict lockdown has been imposed in a number of states and cities throughout the nation in an try to manage the unfold of the lethal cirus. In Chandigarh, the lockdown was imposed on May Four and since then, the identical has continued together with evening curfew and weekend curfew.
On Sunday, the UT recorded a complete of 10 deaths and 360 new COVID-19 instances. With this, Chandigarh now has 4,874 lively instances whereas the dying toll has reached 702.