Amid a spike in Covid-19 cases, Kerala on Monday imposed a cap of 50 in all public gatherings including wedsing and funerals.
The decision was taken at a Covid-19 review meet chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
Strict curbs will be imposed in all public and private gatherings, the meeting decided.
Offices should consider operating with work-from-home option wherever possible, the guidelines stated.
No weekend or night curfew will be imposed in the current situation.
Schools and other educational institutions will continue in offline mode until further notice. A decision on the same will be taken in the next review meeting.
The latest surge in COVID-19 cases is attributed to the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.
Kerala reported 6,238 new COVID cases and 2,390 recoveries on Sunday. With this, the number of active COVID-19 cases in the state rose to 34,902