Haryana Lockdown News: Haryana orders closure of all stores by 6pm, bans non-essential assemblies | Chandigarh News

CHANDIGARH: After witnessing a rapid surge in Covid-19 cases in recent days, the Haryana government on Thursday announced several restrictions to control the spread, including shop closures by 6 pm and a ban on all non-gatherings’ essential.
The restrictions will take effect from Friday, said state Home and Health Minister Anil Vij.
“All stores will remain closed from 6 pm onwards in Haryana from tomorrow, all non-essential gatherings are banned, anyone holding any function within a specified limit will have to seek SDM consent concerned (Divisional Magistrate), “Vij said in a tweet. .

The state government had recently capped the number of attendees at indoor events to 50 and for open spaces to 200.
On April 21, Haryana recorded 9,623 new Covid-19 infections and 45 deaths, the state’s highest one-day spike in both cases and deaths to date.