Haryana News: As the country is entering into the ‘unlock 1’ phase, Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Saturday announced that shopping malls across the state will remain operational across the state except in Faridabad and Gurugram. On opening of the restaurants, he said that they will function with 50 per cent capacity.Also Read - Tamil Nadu Lockdown Update: These Nine Markets to Remain Shut Till August 9. Full List

Further, all places of worship can reopen from June 8 in the state, but no religious gathering will be allowed. All social-distancing norms will be made mandatory, Dushyant Chautala asserted. Also Read - School Reopening News: When Will Normal Classes Resume in Delhi? Kejriwal Govt Expected to Take Final Decision by Tomorrow

Two days so, the Haryana government said that it will reopen the schools next month — but in a phased manner. Education minister Kanwar Pal said that the state government will take feedback from stakeholders, including parents, teachers and experts, on whether to conduct classes in two shifts to maintain social distancing. Also Read - Prithvi Shaw And Suryakumar Yadav to Fly to England on July 31 on Special Provision

In the first phase, Classes 10-12 would be started in July, followed by Classes 6-9, and in the last phase Classes 1-5 would begin, he said. The colleges and university classes will begin in August, the minister said.

Haryana on Saturday recorded 184 new cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 3,781.