In his order extending the lockdown until 5 a.m. on July 12, Haryana Chief Secretary Vijai Vardhan said this was being done under previous guidelines to contain the pandemic although it is on the decline. .
The Haryana government extended the lockdown on Sunday until the morning of July 12, along with existing restrictions and relaxations allowed in previous weeks.
While the ban on the movement of wedding processions and the closure of swimming pools and spas will continue, the government has authorized the conduct of accounting and military reviews.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India was authorized to conduct the reviews from July 5 to 20 with instructions to take preventive measures to contain the spread of Covid-19. The military may also conduct the joint entrance examination at Hisar military post, subject to strict adherence to appropriate Covid behavior.
In his order extending the lockdown until 5 a.m. on July 12, Chief Secretary Vijai Vardhan said this was being done according to previous guidelines to contain the pandemic, although the positivity rate and the number of new cases have decreased.
The state government has maintained the eases allowed earlier, such as stores will open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and malls from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Restaurants and bars (including in hotels and shopping malls) will continue to open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with 50% of the seating capacity and adopting the required social distancing standards. Home delivery is also authorized until 10 p.m.
While religious venues have been allowed to open with 50 people at a time, gatherings at weddings and funerals remain capped at 50.
The government had also authorized the opening of gymnasiums from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. with a capacity of 50%. Universities may open practical laboratory courses and remedial courses for university researchers.
All production units and industries will operate according to already existing guidelines.