Kerala will go into full lockdown on Sunday, the state authorities stated on Saturday. Nothing will probably be allowed to open besides important providers, it stated. “With a view to prevent the spread of COVID-19, improve the quality of life, reduce the carbon emissions, protect the environment and greenery of the state… Sundays will be observed as total shut down days until further orders,” the Kerala authorities stated in a press release.
Outlets promoting important gadgets can stay open. Assortment and distribution of milk, provide of newspapers, media corporations, hospitals, medical shops, medical labs and associated establishments may also stay open, the federal government stated.
No social gathering is allowed aside from marriages and funerals, it stated, including all manufacturing and processing actions of “continuous nature and ongoing construction activities” will probably be allowed.
“Movement of persons on Sundays are allowed only for health emergencies, government servants on emergency duties and persons engaged in activities connected with COVID-19 containment… Any other movement of persons, if any in exigencies, shall only be with the travel passes obtained from district collector or police authorities concerned,” the federal government stated.
Two Indians, who had been among the many 363 introduced again from Abu Dhabi and Dubai through particular Air India flights that landed in Kerala on Thursday, have examined constructive for the COVID-19 virus, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan stated this night throughout his day by day press briefings.
One of many contaminated people is being handled in Kozhikode, whereas the second is receiving remedy in Kochi, the federal government added.
The brand new circumstances have taken the variety of coronavirus circumstances within the state to 505, with 17 individuals now in hospital. 4 deaths have been linked to the virus and 484 have been efficiently handled and discharged from hospitals.