The slow decline in number of coronavirus daily cases is a warning for the country that the situation is currently under control but it can deteriorate if Covid appropriate behaviour not followed.
Markets and shops, showrooms, malls can open without any rostering or restrictions except that all establishments shall compulsorily be closed by 6 pm.
In a video clip released to media outlets, the CM claimed "we have been successful in containing the pandemic" as the positivity rate was "falling day by day".
India reported a record 2,61,500 new coronavirus cases and 1,501 deaths on Sunday, while active cases have surpassed the 18-lakh mark, the ministry data stated.
Officials expressed concern that this could soon rise by at least 10 per cent as people continued to flout guidelines.