A new and potentially more transmissible coronavirus variant raised concern about what may be next in the pandemic. The strain, named Omicron, was designated as a variant of concern by the World Health Organization.
Marriage related functions shall be allowed with a maximum of 200 people at a time or 50% seating capacity of the hall/ venue, whichever is lower.
All government offices including public undertakings shall function with 50% of employees at a time. Work from home shall be encouraged as far as possible.
Restrictions relating to movement of people and vehicles between 11 PM to 5 AM shall continue to be in force but shall be relaxed for Christmas and New Year celebrations during 24th December 2021 to 1st January 2022.
After a review of the current situation of COVID pandemic and the concerns due to newly detected coronavirus variant “omicron”, the existing restrictions and protocols will be continued.
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