Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Wednesday wrote a letter to all the states and union territories and appealed to stop the crowd during the celebrations on the occasion of New Year. He has asked states to keep a strict vigil during this period. The Health Secretary said that the virus could be a potential superspeeder if a little eased.
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Maharashtra: Night curfew has been announced in Maharashtra from 11 am to 6 am and will be effective till January 5. State Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said on Wednesday that the bars in Maharashtra will be open till 11 am on December 31. He said that the gathering of five or more people in public places is prohibited, but there is no restriction on people to buy medicines and visit friends and relatives (after 11 pm in view of the night curfew).
Karnataka: Concerns were raised about the new strain in Maharashtra as well as Karnataka. The Karnataka government also announced that night curfew will be implemented in the state from 11 am to 5 am, the curfew will remain till January 1 but people in the group will be allowed at midnight.
Tamil Nadu: The party has been banned in restaurants, beaches, clubs, pubs, resots in Tamil Nadu on 31 December and 1 January. However, there is no curfew in Tamil Nadu. According to the Covid-19 guidelines after January 1, the club will be working at the restaurant.
Rajasthan: The Rajasthan government has announced a night curfew on December 31 in all cities with a population of more than one lakh. The ban will be from 8 pm on 31 December to 6 am on 1 January. There will be a ban on bursting of firecrackers in Rajasthan. As per the order, the market will be closed after 7 pm.
Uttarakhand: The Dehradun administration has ordered not to have mass parties at hotels, bars, restaurants and other public places. These restrictions will continue on New Year. If sanctions are violated, punishment will be done under the Disaster Management Act. This ban will be applicable in Dehradun, Rishikesh and Mussoorie as a large number of people come for celebrations.