November 27, 2020 5:19:57 am
With the potential of a recent wave of Covid-19 infections, the UP authorities on Thursday redefined containment zones.
In locations with one Covid-19 constructive case, the containment zone might be restricted to 50 metres. In locations with a number of instances, the containment zone might be prolonged to 100 metres, in response to a press release issued by the federal government right here.
A family with multiples instances might be categorised into the primary class of 50-m radius. Earlier, the radii of containment zones for single and a number of instances have been 250 metres and 500 metres, respectively.
In the meantime, amid rumours that public features resembling weddings will want permission from police, the federal government clarified that no such permission can be required.
Debunking such rumours, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath warned officers of strict motion if individuals are harassed and mentioned no such permission is required.
“The CM has given strict orders that households organising weddings shouldn’t be hassled within the identify of coronavirus tips. If there’s any info of unhealthy behaviour by police, officers involved might be held accountable and motion might be taken towards them,” the federal government mentioned.
Further Chief Secretary (Info) Navneet Sehgal mentioned there is no such thing as a restriction on bands and DJs in weddings. Speaking to the media earlier within the day, he mentioned within the latest previous, there have been some faux stories or posts on social media in regards to the pandemic and they need to at all times be cross-checked.
On Monday, the state authorities had issued recent tips proscribing the variety of individuals attending an indoor occasion (outdoors containment zones) to 50 per cent of the full capability not exceeding 100 individuals. Equally, within the case of out of doors programmes, lower than 40 per cent of the world of the venue might be allowed to be occupied by individuals. Face masks, social distancing, thermal scanning and sanitiser and hand wash are obligatory in all such occasions.
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