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Chandigarh imposes weekend lockdown

IANS | April 16, 2021 03:49 PM

CHANDIGARH: With the sudden spike in Covid-19 cases, the Chandigarh administration announced weekend lockdown that will start from every Friday night.The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by UT Administrator V.P. Singh Badnore.

The lockdown will be from 10 p.m. on Friday to 5 a.m. on Monday.

However, essential services will be allowed and restaurants can do home-delivery.

Advisor Manoj Parida said that the Covid vaccination programme would continue despite the lockdown.

Night curfew has already been imposed in the city from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

There is also a restriction on gatherings with 200 people for outdoor events and 100 for indoor in Chandigarh.

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