The Kerala government is imposing a night curfew in the state from 9 pm to 6 am, beginning tomorrow, given the rising Covid-19 cases. The decision was taken during a Covid Core Committee meeting chaired by the Kerala Chief Secretary. However, the curfew will not affect freight and public transport.
It is advised that companies must implement work from home (WFH) wherever possible during the curfew. Due to the night curfew, malls and theatres may likely close by 7 pm.
Meanwhile, there will no public gathering during the Thrissur Pooram celebration this year due to rising Covid-19 cases. The decision on the Pooram to just ceremonies was taken after the Chief Secretary held discussions with Paramekkavu and Thiruvambady Devaswom Boards. The public can witness the Pooram from the comfort of their homes. Organizers and journalists attending the Pooram must carry a Covid-19 negative certificate.
Kerala has recorded 13,644 new Covid-19 cases, 4,305 recoveries and 21 deaths. The state has collected 87,275 samples till 2 pm and the TPR is at 15.63%.