Uttarakhand Extends Near Lockdown Restrictions Till June 22

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Uttarakhand government on Monday decided to extend the covid-19 related curfew by one week till 22 June.

Earlier, the curfew was to end on 15 June.

“Covid curfew extended from 15 June to 22 June. Old SOP to be followed with some changes. People from Chamoli, Rudraprayag, and Uttarkashi are now allowed to visit Badrinath, Kedarnath and Gangotri-Yamunotri respectively only with negative RT-PCR report,” Uttarakhand Minister Subodh Uniyal was quoted as saing by news agency ANI.

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Other COVID protocols include:

  • People will be allowed to go to vaccination centres to get vaccine jabs during the lockdown if they have the document to prove their purpose.
  • Revenue courts allowed to open with 20 people, sweet shops can open for 5 days a week; 50 people allowed at both weddings and funerals. Auto-rickshaw such as Vikram can ply as well.
  • Shops dealing in essential commodities like milk, meat, fish, fruits, and vegetables will open daily from 8 am to 12 pm during the extended curfew.
  • PDS outlets will also open daily from 8 am to 12 pm whereas groceries and stationery shops will open from 8 am to 1 pm on June 9 and 14, the order said.
  • Liquor shops have also been allowed to open for five hours from 8 am to 1 pm on June 9, 11, and 14. However, bars will remain closed till further orders, it said.
  • All educational and coaching institutes, cinema halls, shopping malls, stadiums, gyms, and restaurants will remain closed during the period.
  • People coming from outside the state will have to register on the Smart City portal and produce a negative RT-PCR test report not older than 72 hours on arrival.
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