While allowing all activities that were permitted prior to the lockdown, the State government has stressed on the need for wearing masks and social distancing
Hyderabad: While lifting the lockdown imposed to contain the Covid-19 pandemic in Telangana, the State government has permitted all educational institutions and coaching institutions to reopen. Government schools and colleges can reopen from July 1.
While allowing all activities that were permitted prior to the lockdown, the State government has stressed on the need for wearing masks and social distancing. The orders on unlock issued by the government here on Saturday reiterated that failure to wear masks as mandated would attract a penalty of Rs.1,000.
The GO, which said the unlock decision was taken in view of decrease in number of coronavirus cases and low positivity percentage in Telangana, also said that wearing of face mask would be compulsory in public places, workplaces and in means of transport. Any deviation in this would attract prosecution under sections of the Disaster Management Act, 2005 and Section 188 of the IPC as well as other applicable laws.
All shops, offices and establishments should ensure that Covid norms with respect to physical distancing, sanitisation etc., were scrupulously followed. Failure to observe these norms would attract action.
Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar in the orders issued on Saturday directed all government departments, collectors and district magistrates, commissioners/superintendents of police in the State to strictly implement the orders with immediate effect.
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