Also, the territory of the Puducherry Union is not without an outbreak of Corona infection. As such, the administration decided to impose a complete lockdown in light of the increasing number of Covid patients who came here on the day. In Puducherry, the lockdown will remain in effect from 10 PM on Friday (April 23) to 5 AM on Monday (April 26).
Let us tell you that a night curfew was in effect in Puducherry earlier, but in light of the increasing cases of Coronavirus on Tuesday, Governor Tamilisai Saundarajan ordered a complete lockdown for four days here. Depending on the situation, the lockdown period can also be extended.
Rules during closing
All shops and commercial establishments except for basic services will be allowed to trade until two in the afternoon only.
Hotels and restaurants will be allowed to sell food items in the parcel after 2 pm.
Home delivery services may remain open until 10 PM.
Only 100 people can attend the wedding, while only 50 people can attend the funeral.
No religious processions or celebrations will take place in places of worship while prayers are permitted, while adhering to security protocols.
987 new cases of corona were recorded
Director of Health and Family Welfare Services S. Mohan Kumar said that 987 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Puducherry on Thursday. This brings the total number of corona cases here to 50,580. On the same day, the total number of active cases in the Union Territory reached 5 thousand 923 cases, of which 4,016 patients were in home isolation.
726 people lost their lives
At the same time, 726 people died from this deadly disease. This resulted in mortality and recovery rates of 1.44% and 86.85%, respectively. The director said that during the past 24 hours, 464 people have recovered from this infectious disease and have been discharged from various hospitals. He said that so far, 30,657 health workers and 18,174 frontline workers have received the dose of Corona vaccines.