Restaurants and cafes are allowed to open from 10 am to 8 pm subject to ensuring Covid appropriate behaviour
TFM News Service
Three Ima keithels and temporary markets in Paona Bazar and Thangal Bazar are allowed to open subject to the preparation of schedule for the vendors as per the procedure prescribed. Markets/keithels except the above may open with 50% capacity and concerned district administration ensuring adequate physical distance between them and all of them wear masks.
The relaxations above have been notified through an order dated September 21 by the chief secretary and chairman Rajesh Kumar, State Executive Committee.
The order also states that restaurants and cafes are allowed to open from 10 am to 8 am subject to ensuring Covid appropriate behaviour and also ensuring that the customers inside the eating area do not exceed 50% of the capacity of the restaurants/cafe. The order came into effect from Wednesday.
Night curfew will be strictly imposed from 8.30 pm to 4 am. Banks, insurance offices and postal offices can function normally without the shortened working hours stipulated earlier.
Public transport buses are allowed to ply with passengers not exceeding 50% capacity of the bus. All passengers, drivers and helpers shall wear masks and police and district administration shall ensure that the capacity limit is complied with. List of activities permitted remains unchanged except those mentioned above.
The order stated that social-gathering and feasts are not permitted and notified deputy commissioners to issue necessary orders and superintendents of police to take necessary actions to implement the orders strictly.