West Bengal Further Relaxes COVID-19 Restrictions. Full List of Relaxations Here
State Chief Secretary issued an order in this regard, which will come into effect from Tuesday.
Kolkata: West Bengal government has further eased the COVID-19 restrictions imposed in the state. An order in this regard was issued by Chief Secretary on Monday, which will come into effect from Tuesday. Gyms in the state can now operate with 50% capacity till 9 pm, while Jatra shall also be allowed with 50% capacity till 9 pm. Outdoor shooting for films and TV programmes have been allowed in the state following COVID appropriate protocols, the order stated.
Meanwhile, West Bengal’s COVID-19 tally climbed to 18,97,699 on Sunday with 14,938 fresh cases, while 36 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 20,088, a health department bulletin said. The state had registered 19,064 new infections and 39 deaths on Saturday. Its positivity rate stood at 27.73 per cent, the bulletin said.
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Kolkata registered the highest number of fresh fatalities at 12, followed by five in neighbouring North 24 Parganas district and four in Howrah. The state capital logged 3,893 single-day cases. West Bengal now has 1,60,305 active cases, and 17,17,306 people have recovered from the disease, including 9,973 since Saturday.
List of relaxations allowed by West Bengal Govt on Monday:
- Gyms can operate with 50% capacity up to 9 pm. Staff and users have to fully vaccinated or RTPCR negative tested.
- Jatra can be allowed with up to 50% people till 9 pm in case of an outdoor event. For indoor events, 200 people will be allowed.
- Outdoor shooting for films and TV programmes in state will be allowed with COVID protocols.
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