As per the new rules, all commercial establishments should shut down by 9 p.m. and curfew restrictions will begin from 10 p.m.
According to the Administrator of Puri Jagannath Temple, Ajaya Jena, the servitors testing negative for Covid-19 would be allowed to participate in the pulling of the chariots.
Curfew will be relaxed from 6 am to 9 pm in Anantapur, Kurnool, Guntur, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, YSR Kadapa, Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore and Srikakulam districts
Curfew relaxation timings were changed to 6 am to 2 pm from June 10
Standalone shops and commercial establishments dealing with essential items like groceries, vegetables, milk, meat, fish, animal feed, fodder shall remain open from 6 am to 12 noon.
All major roads in the State wore a deserted look except for some vehicles carrying authorised persons headed for work and those requiring medical services
Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday recorded 4,788 fresh coronavirus cases taking the tally of infected persons to 2,11,742.
Shops would be allowed to open daily from 6 am to 12 noon, with prohibitory orders under Section 144 CrPC in force.
Security forces put barricades on roads at many places and were also seen patrolling localities in the twin capitals.
The curfew, which excludes essential services, will come into effect from 8 pm on Wednesday, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said
Government and semi-government personnel working night shifts and private sector personnel engaged in essential goods services will be exempted.
India reported its first case of coronavirus infection on January 30 last year from Kerala, and the first death on March 10 from Karnataka.
Under the new restrictions, non-essential shops were closed but people are not required to spend most of the day confined at home.
Punjab reported 2,387 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, informed the state health department on Thursday.
The curfew was imposed from 10 pm to 6 am in Indore district. The police announced the closure of the market and people were asked to go home.
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