On Friday the health minister of Haryana , Anil vij has announced that all offices and shops except those selling essential items will remain closed in Haryana on every Saturday and Sunday due to COVID-19. After the day , when haryana recorded highest number of covid vaccine, this step has been announced to cover the issue.
On Thursday, a total of 996 cases of coronavirus reported . As og now the COVID-19 tally stands at 50,926. While, 578 fatalities were recorded till now in the state.
For the past several days, Haryana is recording a high number of COVID-19 cases each day. Earlier the chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that weekend lockdown serves no benefit.
“A lockdown will not serve any purpose unless it is imposed for a 14-day period. Imposing a lockdown over the weekend or for two days merely gives the impression that something is being done,” the Chief Minister said.