In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, amid the continuing surge in the number of COVID-19 cases, the Union Territory government today ordered 50% opening of shops in market complexes, bazaars, and malls within the municipal and urban local body limits.
In a tweet, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha’s office said that District Magistrates of all districts shall devise a mechanism to implement this, preferably in consultation with local market associations.
The government also extended the night curfew in all 20 districts of Union Territory. The LG office said that Corona Curfew at night shall be extended to all Municipal/ Urban local body limits of all 20 districts of J&K. However, the night curfew was already in force in eight districts earlier, from 10 PM to 6 AM.