The Chhattisgarh authorities on Tuesday allowed collectors to increase lockdown until Could 15 to comprise the spike in COVID-19 circumstances, officers mentioned.
The lockdown in drive in all 28 districts at the moment is about to finish at 6 am on Could 6.
The extension in all districts must be uniform, that’s for 10 days until Could 15, however with sure relaxations, they added.
Throughout this era, agriculture outlets, godowns can be open and motion of fertiliser vehicles can be allowed, standalone grocery shops can stay open or function by way of house supply, a state public relations division official mentioned.
“Banks and publish workplaces can open with 50 per cent employees, electricians and plumbers can supply house companies whereas house supply of ACs, followers, coolers and so on can be allowed. Retailers dealing in poultry, meat, egg, milk and dairy merchandise, fruits, greens, flour mills can be allowed to to perform. Works associated to PWD, Irrigation, Public Well being Engineering (PHE), Forest, MNREGA and so on can be allowed,” he knowledgeable.
Petrol pumps and medication shops can be allowed to open with no time restrictions, whereas loading and unloading of products at cargo warehouses, godowns and so on shall be accomplished between 11 pm and 5 am solely, the official mentioned.
“On Sunday, there can be a whole lockdown, and solely hospitals, clinics, medication outlets, pet feeding, petrol pumps, house supply objects and companies can be allowed,” he mentioned.
In Raipur and Durg districts, extra relaxations have been given to shops dealing in stationery, vehicle-repair in addition to eateries.
“Markets, marriage halls, malls, golf equipment, swimming swimming pools, tremendous markets, all spiritual locations, teaching lessons, colleges and schools, pan and cigarette outlets, liquor shops, cellular eateries, barber outlets, parks and gymnasiums will stay shut in all districts throughout lockdown, vacationer spots can be closed and all kinds of public gatherings will stay prohibited,” the official mentioned.
The state authorities additionally requested the Bastar district administration to take care of a excessive stage of alertness as a brand new pressure has been detected in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, including that they need to strictly implement border controls, enhance border checking and testing of individuals, apart from extending lockdown.
The lockdown in Raipur has been prolonged until Could 17, an official knowledgeable.