Haryana orders closure of cinema halls, multiplexes in 6 more districts till January 12

Chandigarh, January 6

Amid the rising Covid cases in Haryana, authorities have ordered the closure of cinema halls, multiplexes and sports complexes in six more districts till January 12, according to an official order.

The six districts are Karnal, Panipat, Kurukshetra, Yamunanagar, Rohtak and Jhajjar.

The restrictions were imposed in Gurugram, Faridabad, Ambala, Panchkula and Sonipat from January 2 to 12.

According to the latest order issued by the Haryana State Disaster Management Authority on Wednesday, the restrictions will be applicable in all 11 districts till 5 am on January 12.

Cinema halls, theatres and multiplexes would remain closed, the order stated.

Malls and markets will be allowed to open till 6 pm. However, shops selling essential items like milk and medicine shops will be allowed to open at all times to enable them to serve the public at large, it said.