Ahead of the new year 2022 – There are restrictions that are put in place by states on celebrations. From night curbs on New Year’s Eve on December 31 to restrict the movement of those unvaccinated, state governments.
It has imposed several measures in view of the fast-spreading omicron variant. Here in this article, we will be looking at the measure imposed by states on new year celebrations. Read on if you would love to find out.
Ahead Of New Year 2022
With the new year approaching, different states have cautioned people against parties and celebrations as the omicron variant of the position of the covid-19 gain in the country.
From night curbs on New Year’s Eve, December 31 to restrict the movement of those unvaccinated, state governments have levied several measures in view of the fast-spreading variant.
Measures Imposed by States on New Year Celebrations
Here are the measures imposed by states on new year celebrations:
The national capital of Delhi has a yellow alert in view of rising covid-19 cases and the regular positivity lingering above 0.5% for two successive days.
According to the city’s graded response action plan (GRAP), night curfews, closure of schools, colleges, movie theatres and gyms are in effect.
All large political and religious gatherings will also be prohibited in the city and restaurants will function with 50% capacity till 10 pm.
While the state government has not completely banned New Year celebrations, it has imposed several restrictions. Only 50% attendance is allowed at events in confined spaces, while the limit is capped at 25% for open areas.
Gathering at public places has been banned but citizens are allowed to visit places of worship on New Year’s Day through social distancing standards.
The Mumbai civic body has restricted any gathering of more than five people at public places on the occasion. The state government has advised people to stay indoors as much as possible even as the daily infections have been rising steadily.
Among the first few states to impose restrictions on New Year celebrations, Karnataka has barred all celebrations in the public. While the government has allowed the celebrations inside restaurants, it has strictly prohibited special events and restricted attendance at 50% while mandating full vaccination.
A popular destination for tourists at this time of the year, Goa has not implied any night curfew due to the pandemic. However, a negative RT PCR certificate or a fully vaccinated certificate is mandatory for those attending events inside the state.
A night curfew has been imposed between 11 pm and 5 am in Rajasthan and the maximum attendance at public gatherings has been capped at 200. Further, the state government is also set to restrict the movement of unvaccinated people by allowing only those vaccinated in public places.
The state government has banned all celebrations across the beaches in the state and has advised the public to remain indoors and celebrate responsibly. The state has also advised the public against large-scale crowding in any public place.