Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, June 8
In a aid to residents and merchants, the UT Administration has introduced main relaxations in varied restrictions imposed within the metropolis since Might four for efficient management of the Covid-19 pandemic.
With additional discount within the variety of coronavirus instances, the UT has determined to permit all retailers to stay open from 10 am to six pm. The choice was taken at a evaluation assembly, chaired by UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore, right here in the present day.
On the assembly, it was additionally determined to open all eating places and bars with 50 per cent occupancy from 10 am to 9 pm and in addition gymnasiums, spas, wellness centres, golf equipment, barber retailers and hair salons with 50 per cent capability. The authorities additionally allowed museums and libraries to open. Sukhna Lake will stay open for guests and walkers from 5 am to eight pm, however boating is not going to be allowed. Nevertheless, it can stay closed on Sunday.
With a pointy decline within the Covid instances, the Administration has withdrawn its earlier order whereby restrictions have been imposed on the variety of staff attending authorities and personal places of work and banks. Equally, gatherings at marriages and cremations and different occasions shall be restricted to a most of 30 individuals. Earlier, it was restricted to 20 individuals at marriage features and 10 at cremations.
In one other main determination, the authorities have allowed purchasing malls to stay open from 10 am to six pm. Nevertheless, consuming shops inside the department stores can stay open until Eight pm. The Administration has lowered the timings of the evening curfew. Now, it is going to be imposed from 10 pm to five am. Earlier, it was in power from 6 pm to five am. Offering a significant aid within the weekend lockdown, now there shall be a complete closure solely on Sunday and important retailers, together with barber retailers, shall be allowed to open. The motion of automobiles shall be strictly restricted in the course of the day.
Nevertheless, cinema halls and theatres will proceed to stay closed. Additionally, Rock Backyard shall be closed until additional orders. The relaxations will come into power with impact from 6 am and shall be relevant till additional orders.