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Jharkhand extends lockdown-like restrictions until 13 May as lively COVID-19 circumstances close to 60,000-mark-India News , Firstpost

All schooling centres and training establishments stay closed, examinations have been postponed and a most of 50 individuals can attend weddings

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Ranchi: The Jharkhand authorities on Wednesday prolonged the lockdown-like restrictions until 13 May amid a surge in COVID-19 circumstances, officers mentioned.

The restrictions, first imposed on 22 April as “Health Safety Week”, had been scheduled to finish on Thursday.

“In exercise of the powers conferred under the Disaster Management Act, the provisions of order number 82 dated 28.4.2021 shall extend till 6 am on 13.05.2021,” Chief Secretary Sukhdev Singh mentioned in an order.

State authorities workplaces shall be permitted to operate until regular hours as an alternative of two pm, as per the order.

The restrictions had been first imposed until 28 April after which prolonged until 6 May.

The determination to increase the restrictions was taken at a gathering of the State Disaster Management Authority, chaired by Chief Minister Hemant Soren.

During the interval, the outlets are open until 2 pm and individuals are allowed to journey until three pm.

All indoor and outside congregations of greater than 5 individuals are prohibited, besides weddings which have a cap of 50 individuals and final rites with a most of 30 individuals in attendance.

All schooling centres and training establishments are closed and all examinations postponed. Cinema halls, multiplexes, stadiums, gymnasiums, swimming swimming pools and parks, amongst others, are additionally closed.

Agriculture, industries and mining operations are functioning. Religious locations are open however devotees in fastened numbers are allowed.

Essential and emergency providers are exempted.

Jharkhand reported 132 new COVID-19 deaths and 5,974 extra circumstances on Wednesday. The state at current has 59,707 lively circumstances.

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