Omicron: Restrictions returned in cities before New Year's celebration, know the rules of your city

New Delhi: So far, more than 300 cases of Coronavirus Omicron Cases in India have been reported in the country. Due to this, there is a rapid increase in the daily cases coming from many states. In view of the increasing number of cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a review meeting with the state governments. In the meeting, the Centre directed the states to maintain their preparedness in the fight against the covid epidemic and also asked them to follow a five-fold strategy in view of the new variant Omicron. In view of Christmas and New Year, the Centre and the states are emphasising on strict adherence to the rules.


Many states are imposing all restrictions (Covid-19 Restrictions) to prevent the spread of the virus in a festive atmosphere. In such a situation, rules like Night Curfew, Section 144 have returned once again. In most places, the number of people has also been limited. Delhi Disaster Management Authority has banned celebrations in public places, while section 144 is applicable in Mumbai as well.


Ban on Public Events in Delhi (No Social Gathering in Delhi)

DDMA has banned all social and cultural gatherings. Along with this, only 50 percent of the capacity has been approved in bars and restaurants. Along with this, it has been made mandatory to follow masks and social distance at all places.


Night Curfew in Bhopal-Indore

In view of the third wave of Corona and especially the threat of Omicron, night curfew is being imposed again in Madhya Pradesh. The government has said that only those people above the age of 18 years will get admission in gym, coaching, theatre, cinema hall, swimming pool, who have got both the doses. This restriction will not apply to children.


Section 144 implemented in Mumbai (Section 144 in Mumbai)

The highest number of cases of Omicron have been found so far in Maharashtra. In such a situation, Section 144 has been implemented in the entire state including Mumbai till December 31. Here public programs have been banned in crowded places like beaches, tourist hotspots etc. At the same time, according to the rules of BMC, if more than 200 people are being invited to the party, then written permission will have to be taken from the local administration. At the same time, only 50 percent of the capacity will be approved in closed places. At the same time, this capacity will be only 25 percent in open places.


Night Curfew in Ahmedabad, Surat on 31st December also in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, Surat- There will be night curfew in Gujarat till December 31. Till December 31, the timing of this night curfew will be from 1 pm to 5 am. Also, 75 percent of the capacity people can go to gym, restaurant etc. While there are no rules in cinemas.


Ban on the use of DJ in Bengaluru, restrictions will remain till January 2 (DJ Ban in Bengaluru)

The gathering of people has been banned in places like MG Road, Brigade Road in Bangalore. However, there are no rules for December 25 here. The Chief Minister said that DJs would not be allowed in the New Year celebrations and all these restrictions would be in force from December 30 to January 2, 2022.


Night Curfew in Kolkata, some relaxation on December 31 (Night Curfew in Kolkata)

In view of the increasing cases in Kolkata, restrictions like night curfew continue, while the state administration has relaxed the night curfew imposed from 11 pm to 5 am on the occasion of Christmas and New Year.



Section 144 implemented in Lucknow (Section 144 in Lucknow)

Lucknow- Section 144 has already been implemented in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Along with this, social distance and use of masks have been made mandatory in public places.


Rules will be ready in Hyderabad in three days (Hyderabad Court orders for New Restrictions)

The Telangana High Court has ordered the state government to issue fresh COVID-19 guidelines within three days to prevent the possible spread of the omicron virus in the state in view of the upcoming festival and New Year celebrations.