In light of increasing cases of COVID-19, the Uttarakhand government on 17 July 2020 has taken a decision to put a complete lockdown on Saturdays and Sundays in Dehradun, Haridwar, Udham Singh Nagar, and Nainital, wherein only essential services will be permitted.
Detailed guidelines related to persons coming from other states were also released by Chief secretary Utpal Kumar Singh.
Govt. detailed guideline said that
“Complete lockdown on Saturdays and Sundays in the districts of Dehradun, Haridwar, U. S. Nagar, and Nainital, except for essential services including operations of industrial units in multiple shifts, agricultural and construction activities, liquor shops, hotels, movement of persons and vehicles associated with these activities, movement of goods on National and State highways, loading and unloading of cargo and travel of persons to their destinations after disembarking from buses, trains, and airplanes.”
DehradunTales- urges the people of Uttarakhand to follow these guidelines, and support the government in curbing the spread of Coronavirus.