The High Court said that there should be no reunions from May 1 to 4. Violators should be prosecuted under the Infectious Diseases Prevention Act. Elections should not be a celebration of victory or a reunion. The court also directed the police and the district administration to ensure this.
In the wake of the Covid aggravation, the state had decided to impose strict restrictions similar to the lockdown from My 4 to 9. Strict controls will be implemented, similar to those imposed last Saturday and Sunday. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has informed that a case would be registered against those violating these under the Disaster Management Act
The aim is to avoid travel and crowds without significantly disrupting public life. the functioning of Government offices will be decided later. Film, serial, and documentary shooting have stopped.