The Chandigarh government curtailed the night curfew duration by half an hour, changing the timings from 10.30 pm to 5 am. The weekend lockdown has been limited to Sundays. On June 8, after five weeks of closure, restaurants/bars were allowed to offer dine-in services at 50% capacity from 10 am to 9 pm. Previously, these were allowed to only deliver food.
As India battles the deadly second wave of coronavirus, states are imposing stricter travel curbs. The Punjab government announced that no one will be allowed to enter the state without a negative Covid-19 test result or a vaccine certificate to contain the spread of the virus. Odisha and Haryana also imposed stricter rules to curb the mounting spread of the virus.
No Entry In Punjab Without RT-PCR Test Or Vaccination Certificate
In a set of new guidelines, the Punjab government said that all non-essential shops would be closed till May 15. “Nobody to enter the state whether by air, rail or road without either a Covid-19 negative report or vaccination certificate. In addition, all non-essential shops will continue to remain closed till May 15. The daily night curfew from 6 pm to 5 am and a weekend curfew from 6 pm on Friday till 5 am on Monday will continue. RT-PCR testing of road and streetwise vendors to be carried out.”
Punjab govt has issued new guidelines in view of #COVID19,
“Nobody to enter the state whether by air, rail or road without either a COVID negative report or vaccination certificate. In addition, all non-essential shops will continue to remain closed till May 15,” the order says pic.twitter.com/VGlfeFdNbK
— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2021
Haryana Imposed Lockdown From May 3 To May 10
As Haryana is reeling under the COVID-19 surge, the authorities have issued new guidelines for the state. The lockdown will remain in force from 5 am on May 3 till 5 am on May 10. All residents should stay indoors during the lockdown period. All educational, coaching institutions cinema halls, malls, shopping complexes, gymnasiums, sports complexes, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars, and auditoriums, will stay shut. Hotels and restaurants will be open for delivery only.
Weekend lockdown to be imposed in Panchkula, Gurugram, Faridabad, Sonipat, Rohtak, Karnal, Hisar, Sirsa and Fatehabad districts from 10pm today till 5am on 3rd May
— ANIL VIJ MINISTER HARYANA (@anilvijminister) April 30, 2021
Odisha Announced Night Curfews Across The State
Odisha also announced night curfews across the state and a stricter restriction in 10 districts bordering Chhattisgarh that is witnessing a high coronavirus caseload. The chief secretary said the night curfew will be in force from 6 pm to 5 am in these ten districts and in the remaining 20 districts, night curfew will be imposed from 9 pm to 5 am.
— OTV (@otvnews) April 15, 2021
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