Kerala people cooperate with lockdown
Thiruvananthapuram: The people of Kerala totally collaborated with the lockdown imposed by the government and only essential services functioned on the first day of the lockdown. Police enforced strict checking and the lockdown will continue till May 16. If the situation does not improve, lockdown could be extended.
Those who wandered unnecessarily even with strict regulations being issued were slapped with a fine. Police had also seized several vehicles in different places. These people did not even have a self written affidavit.
Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan requested that vaccination centres will see no crowding and any violations will be dealt strictly.
Case was booked against 21,534 for violating mask mandate. 13,839 were booked for not maintaining social distancing and Rs 76,18,100 was collected as fine.
Online pass for travellers
People constrained to travel during lockdown can apply for online pass at pass.bsafe.kerala.gov.in. The application for the travel pass will be received online through the official website of Kerala Police. Nobody will be allowed to travel without taking the pass. The travel pass will be issued for emergency purposes like death, hospital visit and wedding of a close relative etc. Daily wage workers and housemaids are also allowed to apply for the travel pass.
No inter-district travel
The government will not allow inter-district travel. However, during emergency, citizens can avail a pass from the government to move across districts. Those who want to shift patients or those seeking medical care can also use the facility.