As covid cases started declining in India, many states eases restriction. Now Chandigarh eases Covid-19 restrictions in the Union Territory on Wednesday. The imposed night curfew eased by 30 minutes. The timing has been changed to 11pm to 5am on all days. Earlier, the night curfew was imposed between 10.30pm and 5am.
The will no restriction on the movement of individual or travellers for all non-essential activities from 11pm to 5am. No person is allowed to roam around, set foot, travel by vehicle, leave their home or stand in any public pace or road during the above-mentioned hours. All shops will now remain open from 10am to 8pm and all restaurants and bars are allowed to function with 50 per cent capacity from 10am to 10.30pm.
# There will be no restriction on inter-state movement of essential and non-essential goods. The manufacturing industries are allowed to remain open. The movement of vehicles carrying the employees of the industry is also permitted. However, the employees required identity cards.
# All essential service providers are exempt from the night curfew. Law and order/emergency and municipal services duties including executive magistrates, police personnel, military, CAPF personnel, uniform, health, fire, electricity are exempt from the curfew on the production of the valid ID.
# Media persons, telecom services including internet, government postal services, banking and government machinery tasked with Covid-related duties are also exempt on the production of valid ID.
# ATMs, hospitals, veterinary hospitals, medical establishments including their manufacturing and distribution units both in the private and public sector will be functional. Transportation for the medical staff is also permitted.
# pregnant women and patients with medical emergencies are also exempt from the curfew.
Meanwhile, Chandigarh registered 43 cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, taking the infection tally to 61,520.