Thiruvananthapuram : Ration shops in the state (Ration Shops) Change in operating hours. Ration shops will be open longer hours from Thursday, July 1st. It will be open from 8.30 am to 12 noon and from 3.30 pm to 6.30 pm.
Meanwhile, the government has decided to extend lockdown control in the state for another week. The government also rearranged regulation of areas on the basis of test positivity.
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The practice of dividing areas into four categories based on test positivity rates will continue. At the same time, areas above TPR 18 will be subject to triple lockdown control. Further concessions will be given in areas below TPR6.
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The TPR of the A-category areas has been reduced to less than six per cent. 6-12 per cent were included in B category and 12-18 per cent in C category. Areas above 18 are included in category D.
The triple lockdown is being implemented in areas with 18% TPR. Earlier, the area with 24 per cent TPR was included in the D category.
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There are 165 A category areas in the state. There are 473 areas in B category and 318 in C category. Tipple lockdowns are being implemented in 80 D category areas with 18 per cent TPR.