Now, online food delivery services to function till 8 pm
Thiruvananthapuram: The government has issued an order extending the delivery time of food booked online and supplied from various hotels. Following the lockdown over coronavirus outbreak, the government restricted online food delivery after 5 pm. With the new order, the online food delivery platforms will be allowed to deliver food till 8 pm.
Operation of hotels is allowed bringing it under essential service amid lockdown. As per the present order, operation of all shops including hotels was from 7 am to 5 pm. But with the new order, the government has extended the functioning time of hotels allowing food supply, till 8 pm.
The latest order also repeated that all shops which are operational must close down at 5 pm. Meanwhile, food counters which are used for online service are allowed to function till 8 pm. It also noted that online food sellers must conclude their service at 9 pm every day.