Self-discipline fortnight in Rajasthan from today as cases increase

'Self-discipline fortnight' in Rajasthan from today as cases increase

Newspaper deliveries will be authorized between 4 a.m. and 8 a.m. (performance)

Restrictions will be imposed on Rajasthan until May 3 as coronavirus cases continue to rise in the state and across the country.

Called “anushasan pakhwada“or” Self-Discipline Fortnight, “strict restrictions will be placed on movement across the state from 5 a.m. today to 5 a.m. on May 3.

No restrictions will be placed on the movement of government officials, police, house guards, fire department officers, public transport personnel, municipal officials, sanitation workers, sanitation workers, health and doctors traveling with identity cards, according to an official order.

Grocery stores and fruit, vegetable, dairy and milk stalls will be allowed to remain open until 5 pm during this “self-discipline fortnight”.

However, those who sell fruits and vegetables on handcarts, rickshaws and mobile vans will be allowed to operate until 7 p.m.

Those traveling to and from airports, bus stops and train stations will be allowed with valid tickets, he said.

A negative RT-PCR certificate for tests done within 72 hours of travel will be required to enter the state, the order said.

Newspaper deliveries will be permitted between 4 a.m. and 8 a.m.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday announced a weekend curfew in the state from 6 p.m. on April 16 to 5 a.m. on April 19 due to the increase cases of COVID-19.

Rajasthan recorded the highest one-day peak of 10,514 coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing the state’s infection count to 414,869.