Jaipur. The havoc of the third wave is increasing in Rajasthan. The number of active cases in the state has reached close to 60 thousand. In the last 24 hours, 8 people infected with corona have died. To overcome the increasing cases of corona, restrictions and strictness are being increased. There will be a first weekend curfew on Sunday. Weekend curfew guidelines will remain in force from 11 pm on Saturday to 5 am on Monday. Everything will be closed except emergency services during the curfew. All markets, shopping malls, gyms, clubs will remain closed except shops of essential goods. Weekend curfew has been imposed for the first time in the third wave of Corona. Milk shops, dairy booths, fruit and vegetable shops, grocery shops will remain open.
According to the order of the Forest Department, the Sanctuary and Tiger Reserves and safaris across the state will also be closed during the curfew. Talking about Jaipur, Leopard Safari and Nahargarh Biological Park will also not open. Street vendors, vendors have not been given exemption in the weekend curfew.
These services will get exemption from weekend curfew
Milk-dairy booths, fruit-vegetable market shops, grocery shops, IT, telecom services, medical stores will remain open during the weekend curfew. Apart from this, passengers going to and from the railway station, bus stand and airport will be exempted along with all the vehicles carrying goods, offices with emergency services. Those coming and going for vaccination will be exempted. Offices related to medical services will remain open.
In the weekend curfew, instructions have been given by the administration not to leave the house except for emergency and urgent services. Legal action will be taken against those who roam outside unnecessarily.
Significantly, on January 9, the Rajasthan government had ordered closure of schools in urban areas till January 30 in view of the increasing cases of Corona and Omicron. Along with this, it was decided to impose Sunday curfew, limit the timing of markets, ban the seating capacity of restaurants and theatres.