The world has come to a standstill with newly rising cases of the pandemic COVID-19 claiming several innocent lives. The death toll has surpassed 14,000 globally.
India is also struggling hard and battling to combat the deadly pandemic with the lockdown of states and union territories.
Kerala on Monday announced a complete lockdown till March 31 to check the spread of coronavirus.
Now what all are restricted during lockdown?
- All essential shops will be open from 7am to 5pm. (In Kasaragod, this will be from 11am to 5pm).
- Milk and newspaper will be available.
- Medical shops and hospitals will be operational 24 hours.
- Banking hours have been cut short and it will be operational from 11 am to 2 pm.
- Restaurants will not serve food, however home deliveries will be made available.
- KSRTC and private buses will not ply and auto, taxi services will run as usual.
- Petrol pump, LPG gas stations will operate as usual.
- Only after a detailed check private vehicles will be allowed to move.
- Those arriving from other states will be under observation for 14 days and those coming from abroad must compulsorily give all the details to the government.
- State borders will be sealed.
- Bars will be closed however, BevCo oulets will remain open under strict surveillance.
- After strict checks, the government offices will be seen open.
- All places of religious worship will suspend its daily activities.
The Government will impose penalties on those who do not follow the directives as ordered. Those who are asked to be under observation, but found to be loitering around will be arrested. The government has advised to practice social distancing. Fines will be imposed. Places found with large gatherings will be imposed with Section 144.