The Tripura government has extended Covid19 curfew in 12 urban local bodies including Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) with effect from 2 PM of June 19 to 5 AM of June 26 next.

Apart from AMC, the 9 Municipal councils where the curfew will continue to be clamped are Mohanpur, Ranirbazar, Udaipur, Bishalgarh, Kumarghat, Kailashahar, Khowai, Belonia and Santirbazar while 2 Nagar Panchayats are Jirania and Panisagar.

The Covid19 curfew, which was first imposed on May 16 in AMC, is currently in force in 6 civic bodies of the state till Friday morning at 6 AM.

In a notification, issued by the revenue department on Thursday, the Covid19 curfew will continue to remain effective from 2 PM of June 19 till 5 AM of June 26 next.

Shop owners will ensure social distancing, wearing of masks among customers.

Shopping malls and market complexes will remain closed at all times.

Bazaar committees should deploy volunteers to ensure social distancing.

Vehicles other than government vehicles will be allowed to ply only from 5 AM to 2 PM for essential needs.

However, this restriction shall not apply to vehicles used for medical needs even after 2 PM.

The notification said the works under MGNREGAs will continue after strictly maintaining COVID-appropriate behaviour.

Shops selling repair materials & spare parts for plumbing, electrician, motor mechanic , and household equipment will be allowed up to 5 PM during day curfew.

All government and non-government offices shall remain open up to 4 pm with 50% attendance.

Government offices shall operate within the restrictions of order.

All types of super spreading events and gatherings like social, political, entertainment, religious, academic, cultural, fair, festival-related congregation will remain closed.

No meeting, gathering at an open or closed space will be allowed except for essential government meetings with up to 20 participants.

Movie halls, multiplexes, shopping complex, malls, gymnasium, pool, beauty parlours, barbershops, sports complexes, and stadium, Entertainment parks, bars and Auditorium, Assembly halls, and similar places will remain closed at all times.

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