Mamata Banerjee relaxes lockdown, learns what will open and remain closed in Bengal

Jun 14 2021 05:31 PM
Mamata Banerjee relaxes lockdown, learns what will open and remain closed in Bengal

Kolkata: In view of the decline in corona cases, the Mamata Banerjee government has announced a relaxation in lockdown, though the ban has been extended from June 16 to July 1, but exemptions have been announced in many cases. Government and corporate offices will be able to open from 10 am to 4 pm with 25 per cent presence from June 16, but buses, local trains and metros will remain closed as before.

With this, parks have been opened in the morning, but only those who have taken both doses of the vaccine will be able to walk in the morning. In view of the growing corona case, the Mamata government imposed a ban on May 16. At that time, the number of corona cases per day was 19,117 and the infection rate was 29.7 percent. However the number of corona infections has declined. In view of this, this relaxation has been announced.

CM Mamata Banerjee said government offices will have 25 per cent attendance. The industry and tomorrow's factory have been allowed to open with a attendance of 25 percent. She said that with 50 per cent attendance, television and film shooting can also be started. CM Banerjee said cinema and beauty parlours will remain closed. Banks will open by 2 pm till 10 am.

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