Puducherry: Extends Covid Lockdown till June 14 with more relaxations
In the Union Territory of Puducherry lockdown has been extended with more relaxations till June 14 th , as the number of new cases has been declining for the last few days. The union territory has already been under corona curfew from 10 pm till 5 am every day.
The Puducherry administration extended the lockdown by easing certain restrictions. All shops and commercial business establishments would function from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. without air conditioners.
Vegetable and fruit shops would function from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shops inside Big Market would be allowed to function following COVID-19 norms.
All private offices would function with 50% staff strength. Takeaway in hotels would be allowed till 5 p.m.
All categories of liquor shops are allowed to operate between 9 am and 5 pm.
Beach road shall be opened from early morning 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. All religious places shall be opened for public for darshan up to 5 p.m. But there shall not be any congregation at the places of worship.
Goods transport shall remain permitted. All passenger transports shall be permitted to operate up to 5 p.m with sop procedures.
And today Puducherry reported 545 new Covid cases. The recovery rate increased to 92.02 % and the test positivity rate stands at 5.99%.