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Covid-curfew extended in Uttarakhand by a week

Monday, 07 June 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

The Covid-curfew which was to end on June 8 has been extended by seven days till 6 AM on June 15. While most restrictions prevalent in the earlier phases of the Covid-curfew have been maintained, various relaxations have been provided for different activities. Further, the district magistrates have been authorised to grant further relaxations in rural areas under Gram Panchayats according to the area specific condition of Covid-19.
According to the standard operating procedures issued by the chief secretary Om Prakash, all PDS-ration shops will open daily during this period from 8 AM to 12 PM. Groceries, ration and general stores will open on June 9 and 14 from 8 AM to 1 PM while stationery and bookshops will also open on these days during the same time period. Liquor shops will open on June 9, 11 and 14 from 8 AM to 1 PM though bars will remain closed till further orders. Shops related to food packaging, garments, tailors, opticians, cycle stores, industrial machinery, motor parts and drycleaners will open on June 11 from 8 AM to 1 PM. Photocopy shops and timber merchants will be allowed to open on June 9 from 8 Am to 1 PM. Further, all the fruits, vegetables, dairies, bakeries, meat, chicken and fish shops will remain open daily from 8 AM to 12 PM.
Conditions applied earlier on arrivals from other states will remain applicable along with the various restrictions and relaxations allowed for different activities in the earlier phases of the Covid-curfew.

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