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Deliveries to be Impacted Due to Night Curfew & Lockdown in Several States & Union Territories Across the Country
The COVID-19 cases in India have hit a grim milestone on Monday, April 22, 2021, when it recorded over 3 lakh new COVID-19 cases in a single day. Now, coming into action, governments of these states have imposed a strict night curfew, weekend lockdown, and lockdown.
Here’s the list of states and cities that have night curfew or weekend lockdown imposed:
Important Points to Know
- All courier operations, including pickup and delivery, will be restricted to 5 PM in these states. Thus, there can be a delay in pickup and delivery.
- We expect hub connection time to be delayed by 1 day because of night curfews.
- Pickups and deliveries will be affected because of multiple restrictions in these states.
Strict Lockdown in Several States
As the COVID-19 cases are rising at an alarming rate, several state governments have started taking stern measures to curb the spread of this deadly virus.
in Maharashtra, the government has imposed lockdown in the entire state and only delivery of essential items is allowed.
In Delhi, a strict lockdown is imposed till 5:00 AM on 3 May and only delivery of essentials is allowed during the 6-day lockdown.
In Chhattisgarh, no delivery of essentials or non-essential items is allowed.
In Goa, only delivery of essentials is allowed till 3rd May in lieu of the lockdown.
As a result, the pickup and delivery of items in these states will be affected. We would like to bring to your notice the following guidelines as issued by our courier partners and the state government.
- eCommerce activities only pertaining to essential categories have been allowed. The notification doesn’t classify the categories falling under essential and a representation to the Govt authorities has been made for clarity.
- Please ensure proper product names with categories are updated when you create your shipments in the Mr.SHOES panel so that the Invoices & Shipment Labels can display the same adequately.
- Please ensure GST-compliant Invoices are placed in the shipments so that your essential shipments do not face any hiccups during the transit and Last-mile deliveries*
Note: Mr. Shoes shipping services will resume being normal in all other states where there are no restrictions on delivery. And in the states where the night curfew/lockdown is imposed, there could a delay in pickup and delivery by a day or two. You can always write to us at email@example.com to get all your queries resolved. Stay safe, stay happy.
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