Mohali, January 15
In view of the sudden spurt in Covid cases the administration has imposed fresh restriction in Mohali district.
Non-essential Shops to close by 8 pm
Non-essential shops will remain open till 8 pm. However, exemption has been given to all shops and vehicles/persons dealing in essential commodities like food, medicine, milk, milk products and poultry.
In the fresh orders issued on Saturday Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Magistrate Isha Kalia said, “All persons must wear masks in public and workplaces. This practice should be strictly followed and enforced. Social distancing means there should always be a distance of at least six feet for all activities.”
As per the orders, under the upper limit of the capacity, 50 persons will be allowed for indoor gatherings and 100 for outdoor gatherings. These gatherings will be subject to the Covid appropriate behaviour. Night curfew would be imposed within the district limits from 10 pm to 5 am during which movement of persons for all non-essential activities would be restricted.
However, essential activities such as conducting various shifts in industries, offices etc. (both public and private), transporting persons and goods on national and state highways and unloading of goods will be permitted.
After disembarking from buses, vehicles and trains persons would be allowed to reach their destinations.
The orders further state that all educational institutions, including schools, colleges, universities’ and coaching institutes will remain closed. However, academic activities can continue through online mode from these institutions. However, medical and nursing colleges may continue to operate normally.
Non-essential shops will open till 8 pm. However, exemption has been given to all shops and vehicles/persons dealing in essential commodities like food, medicine, milk and milk products, poultry etc.
All bars, cinema halls, multiplexes, malls, restaurants, spas, museums, zoo etc. will be allowed to operate at 50 per cent of their capacity, provided that their existing staff is fully vaccinated.
All sports complexes, stadiums, swimming pools, gyms will be closed (excluding for the use of national/international sports competitions as well as training of athletes for all kinds of sports events). Viewers will not be allowed at such facilities. Besides, buses will run at 50 per cent of their capacity.
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