With a surge in COVID-19 cases, Faridabad has prohibited travel of government employees and laypersons from neighbouring states and districts.
In a prohibitory order under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), 1973, Faridabad District Commissioner Yash Pal said: "Travel of government employees and common people from neighbouring states and districts to Faridabad is prohibited. Doctors, paramedical staff, police and bank employees to be permitted on producing their identity cards, only till 12 pm today."
There will be no restriction on the movement of ambulances.
Moreover, vehicles engaged in the movement of essential goods and banking services will remain exempted from restriction, read the order which will remain in effect till May 3.
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