Decision has been taken regarding Unlock-2 in Jharkhand. A meeting of the Disaster Management Authority under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Hemant Soren, it was decided to extend the Health Security Week by one more week. After the meeting, Health Minister Banna Gupta told the media that malls, cinema halls etc. would remain closed as before.
Complete lockdown from Saturday 5 pm to Monday 6 am
He said that the deadline for opening of other shops including salons has been extended till 4 pm. In an important decision, it has been decided to have a complete lockdown from 5 pm on Saturday to 6 am on Monday. During this time only essential services will continue. This new system will be implemented in twenty three districts of the state. Whereas, in view of the seriousness of the situation in Jamshedpur, no relaxation has been given there and the earlier arrangements will continue there.
what will open, what will be closed
According to the decision taken in the meeting of the Disaster Management Authority, all shops in all 23 districts except East Singhbhum district will be able to open till 4 pm. In East Singhbhum district, except the shops of textile, shoe, cosmetic and jewelery shops, all other shops will be able to open till 4 pm. All government and private offices will be able to open till 4 pm with one-third human resource. Whereas all shops (including vegetable-fruits – grocery shops) will remain closed from 4 pm on Saturday to 6 am on Monday.
Healthcare related establishments will remain open. Home delivery of food from restaurants along with take-away was also allowed. Shopping malls, cinema halls, clubs, bars, multiplexes, departmental stores will remain closed. Stadiums, swimming pools and parks will remain closed. Apart from this, all educational institutions will also remain closed. Anganwadi centers will remain closed but food items will be provided to the beneficiaries at home. There will be a ban on the gathering of more than 5 people.
A maximum of 50 persons can attend a marriage and a maximum of 20 persons can take part in the funeral. Religious places will remain closed for devotees. The ban on the procession will continue. The ban on bus transport will continue. The examinations conducted by the state will be postponed. The ban on fairs and exhibitions will continue. To go from one district to another by private vehicle, to come to Jharkhand from another state or to go from Jharkhand to another state, e-pass will be necessary.
Barring a few exceptions, 7 days home quarantine will be mandatory for those coming to Jharkhand from other states. Wearing a mask in public places and maintaining social distance is mandatory. In case of violation of the order, action will be taken by registering an FIR under the relevant section of the Disaster Management Act.