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Jharkhand announces lockdown from April 22-29, what is allowed, what is not

 Chief Minister Hemant Soren has appealed to the people to follow lockdown rules and observe it as 'Swasthya suraksha saptah' (health protection week).
 

Jharkhand announces lockdown from April 22-29, what is allowed, what is not-dnm
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Ranchi, First Published Apr 20, 2021, 4:46 PM IST
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Ranchi: The Jharkhand government has announced a lockdown from April 22-29 with few exemptions.

According to the order, essential services have been allowed, religious places to remain open but the gathering of devotees are strictly prohibited.

The Jharkhand government has allowed mining, agricultural and construction activities to go on.

Chief Minister Hemant Soren has appealed to the people to follow lockdown rules and observe it as 'Swasthya suraksha saptah' (health protection week).

Gatherings involving more than five people have also been barred throughout the state.

Jharkhand on April 19 recorded 3,992 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the tally to 1,62,945. As per the latest data released by the state health department, 50 more people succumbed to the disease, pushing the Covid-19 death toll rose to 1,456.

The health department said that the number of active cases is 28,010 while 1,33,479 people have recovered from the deadly contagious virus.

The Indian government on Monday announced a liberalised and accelerated phase 3 strategy of Covid-19 vaccination from May 1, 2021. The Centre allowed Covid-19 vaccine for everyone above the age of 18 from May 1.

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