Country's ongoing lockdown extended till June 16

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6th June, 2021 04:42:52 PM printer

Country's ongoing lockdown extended till June 16

The government has published a new gazette notification extending ongoing lockdown till June 16 in a bid to check the spread of coronavirus or Covid-19 in the country.

Increasing restrictions on lockdown, a summary was prepared and that was sent to Prime Minister's Office (PMO) earlier in the day.

After getting approval and extending Covid-19 restrictions, a gazette notification was published today (Sunday).

Sources at the cabinet division said restrictions are getting tougher on bordering districts as per the new notification.  

According to notification, all tourist destinations, resorts, community centres and recreation centers will be closed, public gathering type programmes such as post-marriage function, birthday, picnic, party, polictical and religious programmes will remain halted, food shops, hotels-restaurants can trade 6:00am to 10:00pm and would be able to serve people by using half of the total seats,  the deputy commissioners of high risk districts in terms of Covid-19 infection can take necessary measures as per the rules discussing with the technical committee concerned in order to prevent infection and all kinds of inter-distrct transports can carry half of the passengers of the total capcity.