To break the COVID-19 chain, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday said that the state government has decided to enforce five days of office and sixth-day work from home for all govt employees of the state.
It has been decided that five days of office and sixth-day work from home will be implemented till December 15 to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Himachal Pradesh has said that the state government would also consider imposing a night curfew from 9 pm to 6 am in the four districts – Shimla, Mandi, Kullu, and Kangra.
Earlier, the state government had also decided to keep all the educational institutions, schools and colleges closed till December 31 in the state.
It also decided to change the number for gathering of people during various social occasions in outdoors from 200 people to 50 people. This was stated by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while presiding over a meeting through video conferencing with the Deputy Commissioners, Superintendents of Police, Chief Medical Officers, Principals and Medical Superintendents of various Government Medical Colleges.
Coronavirus in India
With 41,322 new COVID-19 infections, India’s total number of cases increased to 93,51,110. A total of 485 new deaths were reported from the country, taking the death toll to 1,36,200 while total active cases stand at 4,54,940.
The total discharged cases stand at 87,59,969 with 41,452 new discharges in the last 24 hours.