Bengal eases COVID-19 restrictions; offices allowed to function with 25% workforce
Restaurants and bars will probably be allowed to open from midday to 8 p.m. with 50% of the seating capability, says Chief Secretary H.K. Dwivedi
The West Bengal administration on June 14 allowed authorities and personal offices to function with 25% workforce from June 16, easing among the restrictions imposed to verify the unfold of COVID-19 because the scenario has improved now, a prime official stated.
Employers have to organize for transporting staff as restrictions on public transportation companies will proceed until additional orders, Chief Secretary H.K. Dwivedi stated.
Shopping malls will probably be allowed to function from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. whereas markets can stay open between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. from June 16.
Restaurants and bars will probably be allowed to open from midday to 8 p.m. with 50% of the seating capability, Mr. Dwivedi stated.
He stated that sports activities occasions may be organised inside stadiums with no spectators whereas parks will probably be open within the morning just for walkers who’re absolutely vaccinated.
“Indoor and outdoor film shooting can resume with 50 people if they are fully vaccinated,” the Chief Secretary stated.
The West Bengal authorities has imposed sure restrictions within the state from May 16 to May 30 and later prolonged it later until June 15 to fight a surge in COVID-19 instances within the State.