The Health Minister of Haryana, Anil Vij said on Friday that all the offices and shops will be closed on weekends i.e. upcoming Saturday and Sunday amid Novel Coronavirus pandemic. Haryana shares its border with Delhi where the COVID-19 outbreak is severe, currently, Delhi has over 50,000 coronavirus cases and 578 deaths.
On Friday, Anil Vij tweeted, “All offices and shops except essential will remain closed in Haryana on every Saturday and Sunday due to COVID-19,”. On Thursday, Haryana state witnessed the single-day highest spike of 996 coronavirus cases in one single day.
Haryana has logged over 50,000 cases of coronavirus so far
According to some sources, there will be no restrictions on the movement of vehicles and peoples.
A day before Punjab state has also announced the daily night and weekend curfew in all the 167 cities and towns. This will be in effect from Friday as the government wants to restrict the surge of coronavirus and an increasing number of cases.
Other restrictions include public and private transport restriction, public gathering (excluding funeral and weddings), and 50% of non-essential shops will also be closed in the top 5 most affected districts in Punjab. All the restrictions mentioned above will be in place till August 31. Why Shahrukh khan’s next movie ‘Pathan’ is trending over social media?
Right now, India is the third most affected country from Novel Coronavirus following the United States of America and Brazil. As of today, India has crossed the mark of 30 lakh coronavirus cases, according to the Union Health Ministry. Out of 30 lakh, more than 21 lakh have been recovered successfully, the ministry said.
According to a report of WHO (World Health Organization), for the past 17 days, India has been witnessing the one day highest spike daily. But the silver lining is that the fatality rate is down to 1.89%.