More relaxations today; Strict restrictions on Saturday, Sunday
Thiruvananthapuram: The extended lockdown which is in place in the state till June 16 will see some relaxations today.
Shops selling essential goods besides textiles, stationeries, jewellery, opticals, footwear shops, book shops can function from morning 7 to evening 7 with minimum staff. Vehicle showrooms selling essential repair items can open from morning 7 till afternoon 2. Shops selling hardware items and mobile phone service centres are allowed to open from today.
Meanwhile, the government decided to bring strict restrictions on weekends July 12 and 13. Only home deliveries from hotels will be allowed. Takeaway and parcel will not be allowed on these days, as per the government circular.
Construction workers are allowed to work maintaining strict social distancing. But works must be undertaken with prior permission of the nearby police station. Mobile repair shops too have been included in shops which are permitted to function from Friday onwards, the government order said.