“The lockdown on weekends will be implemented from the coming Saturday and Sunday especially in the crowded areas. The markets and offices will remain closed on these days. However, the banks will remain open,” Additional chief secretary (Home and Information) Awanish Awasthi told PTI.
“This is being done basically to stop the spread of infection through unwanted physical movement. Economic activities will, however, not suffer,” he added.
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The lockdown will remain effective in both urban and rural areas of the state.
“It (lockdown) will be in place for the month of July at least,” Awasthi said.
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