Haryana govt extends lockdown till July 5 with some relaxations
Haryana govt extends lockdown till July 5 with some relaxations
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The Haryana government on Sunday issued an order extending the COVID induced lockdown till July 5. The government introduced more relaxations in the order issued by Haryana State Disaster Management Authority.

Issuing fresh guidelines, the Haryana government said that universities in the state can reopen for research scholars but appropriate COVID-19 norms, including the usage of masks and practising social distancing, must be followed.


Here's what is allowed and what is not:

* All shops, essential and non-essential, allowed to open from 9 am to 8 pm

* Malls are allowed to open from 10 am to 8 pm

* Restaurants and bars (including in hotels and in malls) allowed to open from 10 am to 10 pm with 50 per cent seating capacity. Home delivery from hotels, restaurants and fast food joints is permitted till 10 pm

* Religious places are allowed to open with 50 persons at a time

* Corporate offices are permitted to open with full attendance

* Gatherings in weddings, funerals/cremations are allowed with up to 50 persons. 'Barat' processions are not allowed

* In open spaces, gatherings will be allowed with 50 persons

* Club houses/restaurants/bars of Golf courses are allowed to open with 50 per cent seating capacity from 10 am to 10 pm. Members/visitors shall also be allowed to play in Golf courses by the management in a staggered manner so as to avoid overcrowding

* Gyms are allowed to open from 6 am to 8 pm with 50 per cent capacity

* All production units, establishments and industries are permitted to function

* Sports complexes and stadia permitted to open for sports activities, including for outdoor sports activities except contact sports (spectators not allowed).

Haryana currently has over 1,800 active COVID-19 cases while more than 7.57 lakh have recovered from the infection. On the other hand, Haryana's death toll has crossed the grim mark of 9,300, as per the data available at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare official website.

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