Markets, restaurants, shopping malls and other commercial establishments in the urban areas of these districts will be closed by 7 pm and night curfew will start from 8 pm, it added.
A maximum of 75 per cent employees will be called for duty in government and private offices in these districts where the number of employees is 100 or more. The staff will work on a rotation basis, the release said.
In marriages, religious, social, cultural functions and political events, only 100 people will be allowed.
The cabinet also decided that day care treatment facilities in private hospitals will be available on a rate fixed by the state government. Under this facility, critical COVID-19 patients will be sent back home in 2-3 hours after being given medication and treatment. It will also ease the availability of beds in hospitals, it said.
It was informed in the meeting that hospitals attached with private medical colleges can now be acquired for making them dedicated COVID facilities if required, it said.
Also, the medical and health department will conduct door-to-door surveys in areas reporting a high number of cases, the release said.
The number of coronavirus cases in the state has increased to around 3,000 per day in November.
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