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- Corona Updates Jaipur Market, Shopping Mall, Restaurant Will Open In Eight Districts Including Jaipur From Today Till 7 Pm; Night curfew
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Markets and commercial activities will be closed from 7 pm on Sunday in the capital Jaipur. Parkota market view in photo.
- Night curfew in 8 districts of Rajasthan since Sunday, Section 144 imposed in many districts
- Penalty for not applying mask in the state also increased from Rs 200 to Rs 500
Markets will now be closed at 7 pm in the 8 districts most affected by Rajasthan’s Corona, including Jaipur. Curfew will also be there from 8 am to 6 am in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Udaipur, Ajmer, Kota, Alwar and Bhilwara. The government has also increased the penalty for not wearing masks from 200 to 500. The special thing is that those going to the wedding will be exempted from the night curfew.
The government released a new guideline at midnight on Saturday. It said that by closing the commercial activities, including markets and offices, at 7 pm, all employees will be able to reach home before the night curfew starts. Essential services, including those traveling by drugstores, buses, trains and airplanes, will be exempted during the night curfew. Students taking the exam will get a discount.
Only 75% of the employees will be able to come to the offices
In the new guideline, 75% of the employees in government and private offices with more than 100 employees in eight corona-affected districts will be called on duty. 25% will work from home based on rotation. Health department will conduct door-to-door survey in the Containment Zone. Surveillance teams will be active again and testing will be increased.
3 thousand new corona cases found on Saturday
3 thousand cases have been reported in Rajasthan on Saturday. 995 positive cases have been found in Jaipur and Jodhpur. After this, Section 144 has been imposed in many cities of the state.