Given the increasing cases of COVID-19 in Dehradun, District Magistrate, Dehradun, Ashish Kumar Srivastava, has ordered a curfew in the city, starting from tomorrow 7 PM till the following Monday 5 AM, i.e. May 3. The order issued will apply to the municipal corporations of Dehradun, Rishikesh, Garhi Cantt, and Clement Town.
The following pointers are mentioned in the issued order:
- COVID curfew will be fully under the jurisdiction of Municipal Corporation of Dehradun, Rishikesh, Dehradun, and Cantonment Council Garhi Cantt and Clement Town, starting from 7 PM on April 26 till 5 AM on May 3. During the weekly curfew, the movement of private vehicles will be completely banned.
- During the Corona curfew period, the following shops and vehicles associated with the following services will be allowed to operate till 4 PM: Fruit, vegetable shops, dairy, bakery, meat/fish shops (legitimate licensed), ration shops, and animal feed shops.
- Petrol pumps, gas supply, and medicine shops will be open all the time.
- Vehicles of essential services and government vehicles will be exempted from traveling for duty only.
- People traveling by airplane, train, and bus will be allowed movement.
- Wedding and other related ceremonies will allow a gathering of only 50 people.
- Construction works of public interest and the personnel and laborers associated with them and construction materials will be allowed.
- Industrial units and related vehicles and personnel will be allowed to move.
- Home delivery from restaurants and sweet shops will be allowed.
- Vehicles related to the funeral procession will be allowed. Not more than 20 people will be allowed to attend the funeral.
- All government and non-government offices under the central government and state government (except essential service offices) will remain closed.
- There will be relaxation in the movement of freight vehicles.
- There will be relaxation in the movement of vehicles of people going for medical treatments.
- Movement of people going for COVID-19 vaccination will be allowed.
- Post offices and banks will remain open.
Here’s the copy of the order issued: