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Thiruvananthapuram: In the wake of spike in Covid cases in the state, religious ceremonies were also added into the list of restrictions. Only 50 persons will be allowed at religious gatherings in localities with a test positivity rate (TPR) of above 20.
All functions of courts were shifted to online mode from Monday. The judges can decide on whether any particular case has to be summoned in the courtroom. The restrictions will be reviewed on February 11.
Meanwhile, the district administration of Thiruvananthapuram also imposed stringent restrictions in the region. The district collector has released an order prohibiting all public functions and to postpone the already arranged conferences. Any meeting with more than 50 persons will not be allowed in the district, informed the district collector.
The maximum number of people to participate in marriage function and funerals were also limited to 50. City and rural police chiefs in the district were directed to undertake strict surveillance.