Covid-19: Kerala ends all but face mask regulations

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Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has withdrawn all Covid-19 related restrictions in the state. However, the use of face masks and maintenance of hand hygiene should continue, the order said.

"After reviewing the current scenario of COVID -19 spread and existing orders for restrictions under Disaster Management Act, 2005 in the State" and in view of the letter from the union government, "all the COVID-19 containment measures in force under Disaster Management Act, 2005 ordered by the Government of Kerala are rescinded with immediate effect," the order reads.

"The Advisories on COVID-19 containment measures issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, including use of face mask and hand hygiene, will continue to be in force for the guidance of the State response to the Pandemic," it said.

With this, the restriction on crowding and other related regulations came to an end after two years.

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