Chandigarh COVID curbs: Here's what is allowed and what is not

Movement of vehicles has been allowed during day time, but residents advised to avoid travel

Chandigarh COVID curbs: Here's what is allowed and what is not

The weekday restrictions will come into place at 5 pm today and will continue till 5 am next Tuesday.

Tribune Web Desk
Chandigarh, May 4

The Chandigarh Administration on Tuesday issued detailed guidelines for weekday restrictions that will be implemented alongside the night curfew (6 PM to 5 AM) and weekend lockdown.

The weekday restrictions will come into place at 5 pm today and will continue till 5 am next Tuesday.

What is allowed:

  • The shops selling essential items like milk. bread, vegetables, fruits, dairy products, eggs, meat, groceries, bakeries, opticians, mobile repair, etc. will be allowed to remain open.
  • Restaurants will be allowed only home delivery. Home delivery can be done up to 9 PM and take-aways will be allowed till 5 PM.
  • All government offices and banks will work with 50% capacity.
  • All Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Health-related facilities like testing laboratories etc. will be allowed to function normally
  • No restriction on inter-state movement, yet those entering Chandigarh without negative covid reports or vaccine certificates will be subject to random testing.
  • The gathering for the occasions like marriages will be restricted to 50 and for a cremation or a funeral, it will be restricted to 20 persons.
  • Movement of vehicles has been allowed during day time, but the residents are requested to stay at home and avoid unnecessary travel.
  • The manufacturing units/industry shall be allowed to remain open.
  • Street vendors dealing with essential items and mobile street vendors will be allowed up to 5 PM

    What is not allowed:
  • All shops selling non-essential items to remain closed
  • No seating arrangements will be allowed in restaurants.
  • Crowded places like Sukhna Lake, Museums, Libraries, Rock Garden etc. will remain closed. The parks, however, will remain open from 5 AM till 9 AM.
  • School, Colleges, Coaching Centres will remain closed. However, teaching staff will be required to come as per detailed instructions to be issued by the Education Department.

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