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Kerala bans assembly of more than 5 people as Covid cases spike

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Thiruvananthapuram: As Kerala is reporting sharp spike in Covid cases each day, the government banned assembly of more than five people.

The new order, issued on Thursday night, will be in place from October 3 to October 31.

The move is aimed at enforcing social distancing, and for this, Section 144 of the CrPC can be used, according to a report

District Magistrates have been given the freedom to use Section 144 to control the spread of Covid.

However, the order will not be applicable to marriages, where 50 people can be present, and funerals, which can be attended by a maximum of 20 people.

On Thursday, for the second successive day, daily Covid cases in Kerala crossed the 8,000 mark, at 8,135, while the total active cases reached 72,339.

Last week, an all-party meeting, called by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, had ruled out a total lockdown but agreed to tighten the rules.

With inputs from IANS

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