Kerala government has on Monday declared a night curfew in the state for the next two weeks in order to help manage the resurgence of the coronavirus in the area.
The outcome of the meeting called by chief secretary V P Joy resolved to impose a night curfew from 9 pm to 5 am. Though public transport will not be disrupted.
The meeting also reduced the working hours of malls and theatres in the state to 7 pm, and that is aside from placing very strict restrictions on people entering the malls.
Kerala state government is also bringing back the work-from-home system for government and private employees in the state.
Department heads are advised to make arrangements to that effect. Anyone who fails to adhere to the rules will be dealt with seriously, the meeting has decided.
Private tuitions of students have been stopped for now considering the rise in COVID-19 cases. But online classes can of course go ahead. The meeting also noted that relaxations in restrictions would be based on the progress made in the weeks to come.
The famed Thrissur Pooram will hold, but people will not be allowed to take part in the festival as only organizers of the festival will be allowed to go to the venue.