In the meeting, a detailed discussion was also held on opening various educational institutions, including schools, colleges, universities for teaching work.
As per the guidelines, religious processions of 'Kavad Yatra' and gatherings on Eid-ul-Adha will not be permitted in the wake of the pandemic.
Government offices will now be able to open till 6 pm, while business establishments whose employees have been vaccinated can remain open for an additional 3 hours till 7 pm.
Extending the lockdown till May 31, the Haryana government said the positivity and fatality rates have to be brought down further.
The home department on Sunday issued an order extending the lockdown from 5 am on May 24 to 5 am on June 8.
Rajasthan BJP president Satish Poonia on Thursday accused Congress government in the state of mismanagement during the COVID-19 crisis.
Health Minister Raghu Sharma said on Wednesday that the rapid antigen test will be conducted in community health centres and other hospitals to check the spread of the virus in rural areas.
The minister said the state government government has already placed an order for 1,250 oxygen concentrators, 100 of which will reach Jaipur from Russia by the evening.
While Karnataka’s oxygen situation is yet to be resolved, the Centre challenged in the Supreme Court an order of the Karnataka High Court directing it to raise the state’s oxygen share.
All workplaces, except a few government offices engaged in COVID management, and markets would remain closed.
Chairing a COVID-19 review meeting through video conference, Gehlot said stricter guidelines are required in view of the rapidly spreading infection in the state.
Gehlot dials Shah, PMO over shortage of oxygen, medicines for COVID patients as state records 158 deaths in a day
Gehlot tweeted about this, saying they were requested to provide oxygen and necessary medicines in proportion to the number of active cases, which are rapidly increasing in the state.
With the fresh cases, the state's cumulative tally has climbed to 5,46,964 and the death toll stands at 3,806, according to an official report.
The state transport department on Monday issued an order to fix the maximum fares of ambulances and vehicles used in carrying bodies in the state.
'We faced a 2-5 minute disturbance due to lack of cylinders resulting in the death of a woman. The amount of pressure to operate ventilator had gone down,' said an official.