The Odisha authorities on right now introduced extension of the lockdown by 16 extra days until 17 June to additional stem the unfold of coronavirus.
The second part of the lockdown was to finish at 5 am on June 1.
“The lockdown is primarily geared toward proscribing motion of individuals and never items. All restrictions and exemptions of the earlier lockdowns might be carried out within the third part, too,” Chief Secretary S C Mohapatra mentioned.
The weekend shutdown may even proceed, he mentioned.
Here’s what’s allowed and what’s not throughout the lockdown in Odisha:
Earlier, Chief Secretary S C Mohapatra introduced that the whole weekend shutdown on Saturdays and Sundays, when solely hospitals and medical retailers are allowed to function, may even proceed as earlier.
Mohapatra mentioned that some stricter measures might be taken within the second part of the lockdown. Through the first part, folks bought six hours from 6 am each day to buy important objects, however now the window was lowered to 5 hours.
“Individuals can purchase the necessities between 6 am and 11 am by strolling to the close by markets,” he mentioned.
The federal government has additionally determined to additional scale back the variety of attendees in wedding ceremony ceremonies from 50 to 25, together with the bride, the groom and monks, he mentioned.
The ceiling for the variety of contributors in thread ceremony/ funerals/ final rites has been restricted to twenty.
The chief secretary mentioned that there might be no feast in any of the features and friends could also be allowed to remove meals objects in packets.
Native authorities will give permission for marriages and different occasions, a notification mentioned.
Inter-state and intra-state bus service will stay suspended until June 1.
Although the variety of each day rise in COVID-19 instances stays at about 10,000, it seemed to be in a plateau state.
There was enchancment within the scenario in western Odisha districts bordering Chhattisgarh because of the ongoing lockdown and weekend shutdown, Mohapatra mentioned.
On Could 2, the state authorities had introduced a 14-day full lockdown with impact from Could 5. This aside, full weekend shutdown was additionally imposed all through the state.
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