Mamta government changed Corona rules regarding Durga Puja
In view of the decrease in cases, the West Bengal government further relaxed the COVID-19 restrictions. The government said in new orders that, between October 10 and 20 on Saturday, all shops, restaurants and bars have been allowed to remain open as per normal operating hours. The notification said that all shops, restaurants and bars can remain open as per normal operating hours. It said, as per the extant rules, the bar may be allowed to close late.
Earlier today, fine dining restaurant owners in Kolkata urged the Mamata government to extend the closing hours on Durga Puja days from 10:30 pm in view of the lifting of night curfew during the festive season. On the appeal, the Chief Secretary of the state said that, we have requested the government to extend the shutdown time, which is now 10.30 pm, by one hour.
These are the new corona protocols
The state government has lifted the night curfew from 11 pm to 5 am under the coronavirus restrictions in view of Durga Puja starting from October 11. All office workers and workplaces will be responsible for following the protocol related to COVID. This includes regular sanitization and complete vaccination of all employees. During this time, instructions have been given by the Mamta government to strictly follow the corona protocol. In the order issued by the government, it has been said that wearing masks and maintaining social distancing should be done.
Meanwhile, the corona virus cases in Bengal have increased to 15,74,801 on Friday after 784 new cases were reported in the state, the Health Department said in a bulletin. At the same time, after the death of 6 more people from Corona, the death toll increased to 18,882. In the last 24 hours, 746 patients were cured of the infection and the recovery rate is 98.32 percent. Two deaths each were recorded from Corona in North 24 Parganas and Nadia districts. One death each has been reported from Kolkata and Darjeeling.
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