Unlock 2.0 orders passed in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, July 1, 2020: At the War
Room meeting held today
evening at Punjab Raj Bhavan,
presided over by the
Governor of Punjab and
Administrator, UT Chandigarh,
VP Singh Badnore,
the Adisor Manoj Parida,
stated that the Unlock 2
orders passed by the Ministry
of Home Affairs have
been adopted in Chandigarh.
These included
* The Odd-even system,
presently being followed in
selected markets will be discontinued.
This will also
apply to street vendors.
* On similar pattern as
Punjab, maximum two persons
on a scooter/motorcycle,
4 persons in a car and 3
persons in an auto-rickshaw
will be allowed (including
the driver). However, all
riders will use masks and the
vehicles will be regularly
sanitized by the owners.
* All shops/restaurants
will be allowed to remain
open from 10 am to 9 pm.
* Call Centres/Industrial
establishments will be
allowed to operate night
shifts provided their
employees do not come out
of the office/factory premises
during curfew period
from 10 pm to 5 am.
* Apni Mandies and
Organic Markets will continue
to remain closed, till
further orders.
* Inter-state bus service
will continue to remain suspended,
till further orders.
* Service of alcoholic
drinks in marriage functions
will be permitted; provided
specific permission from
Excise Department is taken.
However, bars will continue
to remain closed.
* There will be complete
ban on social/political/
sports/entertainment/ academic/
functions and other large
congregations, as per Government
of India’s guidelines.
* The activities like cinema
halls, gymnasiums,
swimming pools, entertainment
parks, theatres, bars,
spas, auditoriums, assembly
halls and similar places will
not be permitted.
* There will be strict
implementation of maskwearing,
social distancing in
public places and any person
violating the guidelines/
directions will be penalized.
At the Meeting, it was also
informed by the Deputy
Commissioner, Mohali that
they have 69 active cases.
Deputy Commissioner,
Panchkula stated that they
have 24 active cases.
Deputy Commissioner, UT,
Chandigarh stated that they
have 70 active cases.
The Administrator congratulated
doctors on the
occasion of World Doctors
Day and mentioned that due
to their hard work and commitment,
Chandigarh has
been able to keep the covid
pandemic under control.
Dr. Jagat Ram, Director,
PGIMER stated that out of
468 covid samples tested, 10
were positive, of which only
5 belonged to Chandigarh.
Dr. BS Chavan, Director
Principal, GMCH stated that
90 samples were tested, all
negative. Dr. G. Dewan,
Director Health Services
said that 200 tele-medicine
cases were dealt in hospitals.

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