COVID-19: Chandigarh relaxes restrictions; all shops to remain open from 10 am to 6 pm - Check new guidelines here
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In the wake of reducing COVID-19 cases, the administration of Chandigarh today has eased guidelines announcing some changes in the timings of curfew, restaurants, shops and more. Issuing an order, the administration said that night curfew will remain from 10 pm to 5 am. All shops to open from 10 am to 6 pm, restaurants, bars from 10 am to 9 pm with 50 percent capacity.

Observing that there has been further reduction in the number of cases of covid-19 in the city, the administration held detailed discussions in the War Room meeting held today.

Here's a look at the complete list of eased guidelines:

1 All shops will remain open from 10 00 am to 08:00 pm. The shop owners will ensure that covid protocol is duly followed. All persons must wear masks and shopping areas must be regularly sanitized. Shopkeepers can be penailzed for any violation of covid protocols.

2 All restaurants bars will remain open with 50% capacity from 10.00 am to 09:00 pm.

3 The night curfew in the city will be from 10:00 pm to 05:00 am

4.There will be a total closure on Sunday. Only the essential shops including barber shop wt be allowed to open. The movement of vehicles wit be strictly restricted.

5. The shopping malls will remain open from 10:00 am to 08:00 pm. However the eating cutets inside the mails can romain open till 08 00 PM The mails must ensure that there is no crowding within the shops or in the open areas Necessary screening of visitors to check temperature etc. and to properlyi sanitize them should be arranged at the entrance of the malls.

6. Gyms, Spas, Wellness Centrs Clubs Bar and Hair Saloons will be allowed to open with 50% capacity.

7. The Cinema Halls and Theatres will remain closed. Rock Garden will remain closed

8. Museums and Libraries will be allowed to open.

9. The gathering for marriages, cremation or any other gathering will be restricted to maximum 30 persons. The covid protocol needs to be strictly followed.

10. The Sukhna Lake will remain open for visitors from 05:00 AM to 08:00 PM. However, no boating will be allowed. The police will ensure that the visitors at lake follow the covid protocal strictly failing which challans will be issued Sukhna Lake will remain closed on Sunday

11. The earlier restrictions on number of employees attending government and private offices and banks are withdrawn.

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