The Jharkhand government announced an extension of the lockdown till July 31st on Friday to contain the spread of COVID-19.
“All activities permitted prior to this order shall remain permitted. The activities to remain prohibited are closure of schools, colleges, educational, training and coaching institutions, cinema halls, gymnasiums, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars, auditoriums, assembly halls, shopping malls…,” the order said.
Face masks have been made compulsory at public places, workplaces and during transport, the order said.
“Movement of individuals into the state by private vehicles, taxis shall continue to require an e-entry pass. There shall be no requirement of an e-pass for any other movement of individuals within the state or for leaving the state,” it added.