West Bengal on Monday, extended the lockdown, already in effect from May 16, promising some relief to the existing wave of lockdown in effect.
The state government allowed several relaxation considering the decline in Covid cases in West Bengal, which includes,
- Private and government buses will operate with 50% capacity. All drivers and conductors need to be vaccinated.
- Salons, parlors can open between 11-6 pm with 50% strength. The staff and customers should be vaccinated.
- Markets can open between 6 to 12 pm. Vegetable vendors are allowed from 6-12 pm.
- Other shops to remain open between 11-8 pm.
- Gyms to open with 50% capacity between 6-10 am and 4-8 pm.
- Private and government offices will open between 10-4 pm with 50% strength. The organization will arrange transport for employees.
- Banks and other financial institutions will remain open between 10-2 pm.
- Train operations will remain suspended as of now.
The existing lockdown was supposed to end by 30th of June until the state government announced a extension with some relief.
Bengal now has 21,884 active Covid-19 cases, while 14,55,453 people have recovered from the infection, including 2,022 since Saturday.