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West Bengal Govt issues new lockdown guidelines from 1st June

Kolkata: The West Bengal government has previously issued certain relaxations regarding the Lock down in the state.

The West Bengal government on 30th May had issued a new order where it stated that they have decided to extend the lockdown in the state for another 2 weeks, i.e. till 15th June with certain relaxations.

The new order came with a set of guidelines that will be effective on all areas except the containment zones.

There are a lot of relaxations that were given in this phase of the lockdown.

This new order also stated that indoor and outdoor activities related to TV and cinema production, barring reality show production, including for web-portal and OTT platforms, with not more than 35 persons per unit at a time will be allowed with effect from 1st June.

This new order came after the list of guidelines released by the MHA of the central government.

The WB government has also allowed functioning of tea gardens, jute mills, and also MSME industries, including mining activities, with 100 per cent working capacity, with effect from 1st June.

Intra-state (inter-district) movement of government and private buses, with passengers not more than the actual seating capacity of the buses, has been allowed.

However, as per the advisory issued by the state government, all passengers will have to wear face masks and gloves during their entire journey.

All religious place of worship, in consultation with the local police station, will open from 1st June, and a maximum of 10 persons at a time will be allowed to enter the premises.

Gathering or assembly of people shall not be allowed in the said premises, said the advisory. 

Functioning of government offices with 70 per cent strength on a day on rotation basis will resume from 8th June as per the guidelines.

Operations of private offices and establishments, w.e.f. 8th June, with the number of workers as decided by the management.

The order, however, advised that work from home should be encouraged.

All hotels, restaurants, shopping malls and hospitality sector can also resume their services from 8th June.

The order also stated that Social Distancing norms and Health Hygiene protocols should be strictly followed.

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