In order to control the situation in West Bengal during the Corona crisis, the West Bengal government has decided to increase the lockdown. The Mamata Banerjee government has announced to extend the lockdown till July 15. However, it has also been decided by the government to give some relaxation in the rules. Let us tell you that after this decision, what will be allowed and what will be banned in West Bengal.
On the rise of the second wave of corona in West Bengal, the Mamata Banerjee government announced a lockdown on 15 May and the lockdown was expected to end on July 1. However, due to the decrease in the speed of Corona in the state, the government has also given some concessions. Government buses will be able to operate with 50 percent passenger capacity. However, it will be necessary for all the drivers and staff of the buses to be vaccinated. Transport workers will have to be vaccinated to go to work.
Salons and parlors have also been allowed to open but they can be opened only with 50 percent capacity. For this, the time has been fixed from 11 am to 6 pm and it will be necessary for the staff to be vaccinated.
Markets have also been allowed to open from 6 am to 12 noon. Apart from this, the same time has been fixed for the vendors of vegetables.
The time has been fixed from 11 am to 8 pm for the rest of the shops in the market. Apart from this, permission has also been given by the government to open the gym. With 50 percent capacity, the gym can be opened from 6 to 10 in the morning and from 4 to 8 in the evening.
Permission has also been given to open private and government offices with fifty percent employees. For this, the working time in the office has been fixed from 10 am to 4 pm. In addition, institutions will have to arrange transport for their employees.