Covid Negative Report or Vaccination certificate else Covid Testing for Visitors – Chandigarh Impose New Restrictions from May 4

After Punjab’s stricter curbs and Haryana’s weeklong lockdown, Chandigarh administration today announced local containment restrictions to contain covid spread in the coty. The restrictions will come into effect from May 4, 2021 at 5pm till 5am on May 11, 2021. Night curfew and weekend curfew will continue along with the newly imposed restrictions:

All shops selling non-essential items will remain closed.

All government offices and banks will work with 50% capacity.  As far as possible, all private offices will ensure that their staff work from home.

Public Transport will run with 50% capacity.

The ban on Cinema Halls, Gyms, Spa, Bar, Swimming Pool, Coaching Centres will continue.

Restaurants including hotels, Café, Coffee Shops, Eating Places will be allowed to function only for take away.  No seating arrangements will be allowed inside their premises.  Home delivery can be done upto 09:00 PM

There shall be a complete ban on all social, cultural, sports and political gatherings.

Recruitment exams will be postponed excepting those like UPSC etc., especially permitted by Chandigarh Administration.

While there will be no restriction on inter-state movement, yet those entering Chandigarh without negative covid reports or vaccine certificates will be subject to testing.

All Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Health related facilities like testing laboratories etc. will function normally.

Visitors entering government offices may be required to produce vaccination certificates or negative covid reports.

The gathering for the occasions like marriages will be restricted to 50 and for cremation/funeral, it will be 20 persons.

Crowded places like Sukhna Lake, Museums, Libraries, Rock Garden etc. will remain closed.

School, Colleges, Coaching Centres will remain closed.  However, teaching staff will be required to come as per detailed instructions to be issued by Education Department.

  • Movement of vehicles have been allowed during day time, the residents are requested to stay at home and avoid unnecessary travel

The shops selling essential items like milk, bread, veg, fruits, dairy product, eggs, meat, mobile repair will remain opened.