Sunday lockdown in Kerala: Here's all you need to know

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Thiruvananthapuram: The first lockdown-like restrictions in the 'third wave' of the Covid-19 spread in Kerala will be enforced on Sunday. The one-day long control will continue next Sunday as well.

Police, like before, is tasked with ensuring the implementation of the restrictions. The decisions were taken in the review committee meeting held on Thursday.

Relaxations on essential travels:

Maximum 20 people are allowed in marriages and funerals

Workshops are allowed to open for emergency vehicle repairs

Tourists are allowed to travel with stay vouchers of hotel/resort

Workers are allowed to travel to the office with company ID cards

Travel to exam centres are allowed with hall tickets

Long-distance travellers are allowed to travel with bus/train/flight tickets

Shops open from 7 am to 9 pm

Restaurants and bakeries (parcel only)

Shops selling groceries, vegetables and fruits, milk and milk products, meat and toddy

Courier and e-commerce

PSC exams postponed

State PSC exams scheduled for January 23 and 30 are postponed due to the lockdown. Exam for receptionist in medical education rescheduled to January 27. The laboratory technician grade-II exam will be held on January 28. Water authority operator exam postponed to February 4.

Trains cancelled

The Southern Railway has informed that the following trains stand cancelled till the next order due to the spread of Covid-19.

16366 Nagercoil-Kottayam Express

06425 Kollam - Thiruvananthapuram Central Express Special

06431 Kottayam - Kollam Express Special

06435 Thiruvananthapuram - Nagercoil Express Special

16610 Mangaluru Central - Kozhikode Express

06481 Kozhikode Kannur Express Special

06469 Kannur - Charvattur Express Special

06491 Mangaluru Central Express Special.

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