Amid rising Covid cases in Chandigarh, the UT Administration has imposed night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am till further orders.
All educational institutions, including schools, colleges, universities, coaching institutions etc. in Chandigarh shall remain closed. However, these institutions will maintain the academic schedule through online teaching.
Medical and nursing colleges may continue to function normally in offline mode. All government offices in Chandigarh, except essential services/departments, will function with physical attendance of 50 per cent capacity of actual strength with regard to Group C & D staff to contain Covid-19 surge.
The movement of individuals for all non-essential activities shall remain prohibited between 10 pm and 5 am. All private offices can function with 50 per cent staff and the rest can opt for work from home. All bars, cinema halls, multiplexes, malls, restaurants, spas, museums etc. shall be allowed to operate at 50 per cent of their capacity subject to all staff present being fully vaccinated.
Sports complexes (except for contact-less sports) swimming pools, gyms shall remain closed except being used for training of sportspersons for participation in national/international sports events as well as for organising national/international sports events. No spectators or visitors are to be allowed in these sports complexes.
Gathering for any purpose should be restricted to 50 persons for indoor and 100 persons for outdoor. However, the total number of persons shall not exceed 50 per cent of the capacity in both indoor and outdoor gatherings.
In Sabzi Mandi of Sector 26, only rehdiwalas/vendors to be allowed with the condition that all are fully vaccinated and no entry for retail customer/general public shall be allowed from January 10. Palika Bazar, Sadar Bazar of Sector 19, Patel Market in Sector 15, Shastri Market and mobile market in Sector 22, Krishna Market in Sector 41 and all apni mandis to shut by 5 pm.