Winters, as expected and warned by health experts, have brought in the second wave of COVID-19 with vengeance. Udaipur jumped to its highest recorded per day COVID positive cases - 184 (16% of total samples received). The 8pm - 6am movement restrictions and market closure in Udaipur took effect today, with shops being shut at 7pm and movement restriction on roads beginning at 8pm.
Late last night on 21 November, the Udaipur District Administration, in line with the instructions of the state government, had re-imposed the unlock restrictions with the 8PM-6AM civil curfew. These restrictions have been imposed in the sensitive districts of Rajasthan, and include Jaipur, Jodhpur, Alwar, Ajmer, Kota, Bhilwara and Bikaner. This decision was taken at an emergency meeting called by the Chief Minister in the late evening hours of 21 November.
Apart from the evening and night restrictions, the penalty on not wearing face masks has increased from Rs 200 to Rs 500.
Schools reopening has been deferred indefinetly and shoppping malls and markets will need to shut down by 7pm across the 8 districts. Marriage participation has been capped at 100 people and offices with staff of more than 100 people will have to operate with 25% task force on premises.
The following action has already been taken by the police and administration against those who have failed to observe the regulations: