CHANDIGARH: The Haryana authorities Saturday prolonged the coronavirus lockdown within the state by one other week till August 2 to curb the unfold of the pandemic.
“The Mahamari Alert-Surakshit Haryana is prolonged for one more week, that’s from July 26 (5 am onwards) to August 2 (till 5 am) within the state of Haryana,” based on an order issued by Chief Secretary Vijai Vardhan in train of powers underneath the provisions of the Disaster Management Act, 2005.
According to the order, the conduct of entrance and recruitment examinations by totally different universities, establishments, authorities departments and recruitment businesses are allowed within the state whereas adhering to Covid protocols.
The order stated eating places in malls are allowed to open with 50 per cent capability from 10 am to 11 pm and standalone eating places from 8 am to 11 pm topic to adherence to social distancing norms and Covid-appropriate behaviour.
These timings won’t be relevant to eating places in inns.
In the earlier order, the state authorities had allowed all eating places and bars together with these in inns and malls to open from 10 am to 11 pm with 50 per cent seating capability.
Home supply from inns, eating places and quick meals joints is permitted as much as 11 pm.
Meanwhile, the lockdown relaxations, with respect to opening of outlets, malls, eating places, spiritual locations, company places of work, will proceed as presently in place.
“Now, after duly contemplating the truth that though the Covid positivity fee and the variety of new Covid optimistic instances have declined, in order to proceed the preventive and precautionary measures to comprise the Covid pandemic the ‘Mahamari Alert-Surakshit Haryana’ is prolonged for one more week,” as per the order.
The state authorities has termed the lockdown “Mahamari Alert-Surakshit Haryana (Epidemic Alert-Safe Haryana)”.
Haryana Saturday reported one COVID-19 associated dying, taking the cumulative toll to 9,617, whereas 13 contemporary infections pushed the whole an infection case depend to 7,69,717.
The Haryana authorities had imposed the lockdown within the state on May 3 in view of the prevailing Covid scenario.