Jharkhand extends lockdown till 27 May

Jharkhand extends lockdown till 27 May


eeping an eye over the second wave of Covid-19, Jharkhand has again extended its lockdown till 27 May and has also imposed restrictions and stricter guidelines. According to the statement by PTI "The new restrictions include mandatory seven days home quarantine or institutional quarantine for the visitors visiting the state and those who will leave the state for 72 hours."

According to the official, it said that Jharkhand decided to extend "Suraksha Saptah" by two weeks till 6 am 27 May. People coming to the state will undergo 7-day mandatory isolation. However, it will not apply to the person leaving the state within 72 hours. While Chief Minister, Hemant Soren chaired a meeting with the State Disaster Management authority and decided to extend the lockdown. 

Talking about what services will be active and inactive. All education institutions will remain closed, Cinema halls, multiplexes, stadiums, gymnasiums, swimming pool and parks among others will remain closed. Operations of interstate and intrastate buses have been suspended. While private vehicles require to have E-Pass. Agriculture, industries and mining were functioning while essential and emergency services were exempted.

Meanwhile, Jharkhand recorded 4,365 new Covid-19 cases while 103 fatalities raise the toll to  t9 4,085 with maximum deaths being reported from Ranchi, State Capital.