Covid-19: Curfew extended in Himachal till May 26

Three-hour relaxation to open up shops selling essentials

Covid-19: Curfew extended in Himachal till May 26

People stand in a long queue at a medicine shop in Shimla on May 14, 2021. Tribune file photo

Shimla, May 15

The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to extend the coronavirus-induced curfew in the state till May 26.

The decision to extend the curfew was taken in a state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday.

Informing about the cabinet decisions, state Parliamentary Minister Suresh Bhardwaj told the media that the three-hour daily relaxation in the curfew would be provided for opening essential commodity shops.

The minister said hardware shops would also open on Tuesday and Friday.

Bhardwaj urged the public to either postpone the weddings or hold them in a simple way at their homes with not more than 20 people. — PTI

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