The Haryana government on Sunday extended the ongoing statewide lockdown for another week till May 31 to curb the spread of the pandemic.
"Now, the standalone shops will remain open, except when the night curfew is in place. The other shops will remain open from 7 am to 12 noon on odd-even basis. While odd number shops will open on odd days, the even number shops will remain open on the even days. The shopping malls would remain closed," the order said.
"Under the lockdown orders, a cap of 11 persons had been enforced for the marriage functions and funerals. The marriages would be allowed to be conducted in either homes or courts with strictly no movement of 'baraat' procession allowed in the state," it added.
Essential services including health, police, emergency and municipal services, services in Covid-19 duty are exempted from the lockdown. Any movement within or outside the state would require an e-pass.