The Jharkhand government is going to brought back stricter Covid-related restrictions amid a steep rise in cases, shutting all educational institutions,Parks, indoor stadiums, Gyms and allowing offices to operate with 50 per cent workforce.

Additional Chief Secretary of Jharkhand, Arun Singh, wrote a letter to Chief Secretary, Chief Minister and Health Minister recomending 16 Points as follows

  1. All Public Parks and Sports Complex like stadiums to be closed till 15 January.
  2. All Swimming Pools, Gyms, Indoor Stadiums needs to be closed Till 15 Jan.
  3. All Religious Places Should be closed and no devotees Should be allowed.
  4. Meals Should not be allowed in Haat, Bazaars, Strict Social Distancing Should be maintained.
  5. Marriage Ceremony, Death Rituals Should be allowed with less than 50 persons.
  6. Non-essential Shops Should be allowed to Open every alternate Day.
  7. All types of Education institutions like Schools, Colleges, Coaching Should be closed till further Notice.
  8. Restaurants Should be closed and should serve only home deliveries.
  9. Offices to run with 50 per cent strength. No AC and Heater Should be used in offices.
  10. Biometric Attendance should stopped till further Notice.
  11. We advice that malls should be closed but if allowed to open, they should allow only 25 per cent of capacity.
  12. Visitors from other states and country must produce negative RTPCR test report. They should be kept under observation at checkpost for 72 hours.
  13. Night Curfew to be imposed between 6PM to 6 am
  14. Sunday closure for all Non-essential Shops
  15. Masks Should be made compulsory to all citizens except Children below 5 years of Age.
  16. People must carry Vaccine certificate , hard or soft copy, as a pass for necessery movement.