Lockdown: Jharkhand Schools, Colleges Closed Till January 15, Shops To Down Shutters At 8 PM

Jamshedpur 4th Jan 2022: All educational institutions, parks, swimming pools, gyms, zoos, tourist places, and sports stadiums will remain closed from Tuesday till January 15.

A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the Jharkhand State Disaster Management Authority, chaired by Chief Minister Hemant Soren, because of the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases over the past few days held in Ranchi on Monday evening.

Giving information to the media, State Health Minister Banna Gupta said that schools, colleges, coaching institutes will also remain closed till January, but administrative work can be done in these institutions with 50% capacity.

“Till January 15, cinema halls, restaurants, bars, and shopping malls will open with 50% capacity,” Gupta said.

Apart from this, it was also decided in the meeting that restaurants, bars, and medicine shops which will remain closed at their normal timings, however, all other shops will have to be closed till 8 pm.

 A maximum of one hundred people can participate in outdoor events, and only 50% of the total capacity or 100, whichever is less, will be allowed to participate in indoor events.

Besides this, offices of government and private institutions will remain open with only 50 percent capacity, and there will be a ban on biometric attendance.

However, the Chief Minister directed the officers to ensure strict adherence to the proper conduct of Covid in all the congested areas and asked them to develop such a mechanism to avoid creating an atmosphere of anarchy in the state.

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