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West Bengal further pushes COVID-19 lockdown restrictions till July 1

By Saima Siddiqui 
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West Bengal further pushes COVID-19 lockdown restrictions till July 1

New Delhi: The Mamata Banerjee led-government in West Bengal on June 14 further extended restrictions in view of the Covid-19 situation in the state till July 1. However, additional relaxations will be allowed.

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As per the latest guidelines, all government offices with 25 per cent strength will function starting from June 16. HoDs will prepare duty rosters.

Guidelines for the W Bengal lockdown:

-E passes will be required for travel.

-Parks can open from 6:00 am to 9:00 am for morning walks. However, only those who have taken COVID-19 vaccin  will be allowed entry inside the parks.

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-All markets to remain open between 7:00-11:00 am.

-Other retail shops to remain open between 11:00-6:00 pm.

-Restaurants and bar to open between 12-8 pm with 50 per cent sitting capacity.

-All schools/academic institutions to remain closed until further notice.

-All intra-state buses to remain closed until further notice. Private vehicles/cabs can only function for emergency or essential services.

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-Individuals movement allowed from 9 pm to 5 am

-CM Mamata Banerjee says the positivity rate during general assembly polls was 22 per cent, which has now been reduced to 6 per cent

-Malls allowed to open from 11 am-6 pm with a 30% capacity

-Games and sports can resume without spectators

-Gyms, beauty parlour, salons and cinema halls to remain closed

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