Amid rising coronavirus cases in the city, the Chandigarh Administration on Wednesday extended the night curfew timings.
While announcing night curfew timings, the Chandigarh Administrator has decided to impose night curfew alias corona curfew from 6 PM to 5 AM every day.
All shops, malls, multiplexes, etc. will close by 5 PM every day with home delivery allowed up to 9 PM. All non-essential activities will be banned during the night curfew. This will come into effect on April 29, 2021, and will be in force till further orders.
The Hon’ble Governor of Punjab and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh expressed serious concern about the increasing number of coronavirus cases in the city.
He directed the hospital authorities to enhance ICU beds. He suggested that non-critical patients or mild/moderate cases, where patients can be shifted to Covid Care Centres or could receive medication at home could be accordingly discharged.
All beds should be kept in reserve for severe and critical cases only.
All educational institutions, school, colleges, coaching institutions, libraries etc. will remain closed till 15/05/2021.
The Administrator directed Health Department to set up a control room in the Health Department which will keep track of oxygen availability and other needs of various hospitals and will take remedial steps quickly, as ordered by higher authorities.
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