Omicron | Schools closed; More restrictions in Panchkula & 4 districts – Haryana Imposes New Curbs

The recent biggest ever single-day jump of 26 cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus has made Haryana government to impose curbs in the state, effective from January 2 (5 am onwards) to January 12, 2022 (till 5 am)

Specific restrictions have been imposed in five districts – Gurugram, Faridabad, Panchkula, Ambala and Sonipat viz.:

  • • All cinema halls, theatres, swimming pools sports complexes (expect for sportspersons training and national/international sports events) to remain closed
  • • Government and Private offices to work on 50% capacity 
  • • Malls and markets to close by 5 pm
  • • Bars and restaurants to operate on 50% capacity.

Across the state:

Schools, colleges closed till January 12: School, Colleges, Polytechnics, ITs, Coaching institutions, Libraries and Training Institutes (whether Government or private), Anganwadi Centers and Creches under Woman and Child development Department shall remain closed in the State.

Vaccination made mandatory: Only fully vaccinated persons will be allowed to enter sabzi mandi, grain markets, public transport (Bus Stand and Railway stations), parks, religious places, bars, restaurants, hotels, departmental stores, ration shops, liquor and wine shops, Malls, shopping complexes, cinema hall, local markets, petrol and CNG Stations, LPG gas cylinder collection centres, sugar mills, milk booths, yogshalas, gym, fitness centres, all government/board/corporation offices, private and government sector banks. 

• Truck and auto-rickshaw unions shall allow only fully vaccinated persons. Covid-19 vaccination of eligible persons (more than 15 years) is mandatory.

• Citizens, who have received the first dose but the second dose is not due, shall not come under the above-mentioned restrictions for mandatory second dose.

Gathering: Maximum gathering at funerals and marriages allowed 50 and 100 respectively. 

No masks- no service’ strictly observed in the state 

Night movement restrictions to continue from 11 pm to 5 am

Detailed order: