Jharkhand extends lockdown till June 10, new guidelines issued
Jharkhand extends lockdown till June 10, new guidelines issued

Jharkhand government on Tuesday extended the lockdown-like curbs till June 10. The ‘Health Safety Week’ suggested the extension of COVID curfew till June 10, following some relaxations.

The decision comes in the wake of the coronavirus caseload. A meeting of the State Disaster Management Authority chaired by Chief Minister Hemant Soren was held to review the condition of state. The districts have been divided into two categories and in 15 of the 24 districts with lesser cases, all shops have been permitted to open from 6 am to 2 pm.

Check the new guidelines here:

1. All malls and multi-brand shops will remain shut.

2. E-passes would not be required for movement within the district. However, they will continue to be needed for inter-district and inter-state movements.

3. A 7-day home or institutional quarantine has been made mandatory for people visiting Jharkhand barring those who will leave the state within 72 hours.

4. All indoor and outdoor crowd of more than five persons have been prohibited.

5. Agriculture, industries and mining operations, besides emergency services, are allowed to function.

On Tuesday, Jharkhand reported 14 new COVID-19 fatalities, which took the death toll to 4,991. A total of 831 fresh cases were reported which rose tally to 3,37,774. There are 8,907 active cases, while 3,23,876 patients have recovered from the infection, as per state data.

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