Gurugram: A weekend lockdown has been imposed in nine districts of Haryana including Panchkula, Gurugram, Faridabad and Sonipat to curb the rising Coronavirus cases. The lockdown will come into force from 10 pm Friday (April 30) and remain effective till 5 am on May 3. The districts where the curfew will be in force are Gurgaon, Faridabad, Panchkula, Sonipat, Rohtak, Karnal, Hisar, Sirsa, and Fatehabad, according to the order.Also Read - Haryana Govt Restricts Sale of Experimental Drugs Like Remdesivir and Tocilizumab

“The COVID-19 pandemic is again posing a threat to public health. The Haryana government has considered it necessary to take effective measures to prevent its spread in the state..,” the order read. “There will be a weekend lockdown starting from 10 pm on April 30 (Friday) till 5 am on May 3 (Monday),” it said.

LIST OF RESTRICTION:

  1. Residents must stay indoors during the lockdown period. No person shall leave their home or move on foot, in a vehicle, or stand, or roam around in any public place during the lockdown period.
  2. Those exempted from the curfew are people tasked with law and order, emergencies and municipal service duties and government machinery tasked with COVID-19 related duties.
  3. There shall be no curbs on those engaged in manufacturing of essential goods and movement of both essential and non-essential goods and people appearing for exams

READ THE COMPLETE LOCKDOWN ORDER BELOW:

Residents must stay indoors during the lockdown period, states the order by the Haryana government.

No person shall leave their home or move on foot, in a vehicle, or stand, or roam around in any public place during the lockdown period.

No person shall leave their home or move on foot, in a vehicle, or stand, or roam around in any public place during the lockdown period.

COVID CASES IN HARYANA:

Haryana had on Thursday recorded the biggest single-day spike of 97 COVID-19 fatalities that took the toll to 4,118, while 13,947 fresh cases pushed the total tally to 4,74,145, according to a health department bulletin.