Weekend lockdown has been lifted from Jammu, Kathua, Udhampur and Reasi districts of Jammu and Kashmir following revised tips governing the containment measures for Covid-19, stated state officers on Wednesday. The weekend lockdown, being imposed from Friday 6 pm to Monday 6 am together with Saturdays and Sundays as per the choice of the respective district administrations in these 4 districts stand withdrawn, stated officers.
They additional knowledgeable that no district Justice of the Peace can now implement lockdown at their very own outdoors the containment zones.
Deputy commissioner, Jammu, Sushma Chauhan, stated, “the weekend lockdown has been eliminated beneath the brand new tips”.
Udhampur district commissioner Dr Piyush Singla stated that weekend lockdown stands withdrawn from Udhampur district with fast impact.
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Kathua DC OP Bhagat additionally knowledgeable that weekend lockdown has been lifted from Kathua district.
Beneath the brand new order, all institutions will likely be open seven days per week whereas the non-compulsory actions won’t be allowed from 10 pm to five am.
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The modifications have been introduced after the nation progressed into the stage 4 of unlocking the economic system with extra relaxations from restrictions clamped to stop the unfold of coronavirus coming into drive. The Centre has additionally requested the state governments to not implement lockdown with out prior session.