The government is likely to ease the lockdown restrictions in Hyderabad soon and bars and restaurants may reopen.
Meanwhile, officials said that around 2,500 police personnel will be deployed across the district from Sunday night.
The ‘extravagant’ ceremony, held in blatant violation of the Covid protocol, comes at a time when Tamil Nadu is weighed down by the viral caseload.
Even as patients are left to suffer, the doctors claim that they are not being provided with an adequate number of safety gears to accommodation during duty or self-quarantine.
He said all sort of assembly of people has been banned in the district and travel permission was given only for those engaged in emergency services and medical patients.
It said the guidelines announced last month for government establishments in the wake of a fresh surge in COVID-19 cases will remain effective during this period.
I have heard echoes of that sentiment too many times recently - people struck with their own judgment and feelings of guilt at instinctively thinking of their own health and safety.
It is necessary that on one hand there should be a focus on clinical management, while on the other hand the focus must be on controlling COVID-19, Centre said.
Almost on a daily basis, the Assam Police is trying to reach out to people through social media to try and make them adhere to the government-issued guidelines to keep the virus at bay.
Sources said villagers are thronging these weekly markets in large numbers without wearing masks while the administration has turned a blind eye to the violations.
The mela administration claimed that approximately 17.31 lakh devotees had taken the holy dip in the Ganga till 10 am.
The situation is not as grim as it was a year ago. But the spectre of pandemic resurgence is haunting almost every Indian.
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Meanwhile, former Director of Public Health, Dr K Kolandaswamy said that all non-essential activities, such as birthday parties, movie screenings, should be restricted.
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