New Delhi: The Karnataka government announced on Friday that COVID-19 restrictions in the state’s 19 districts, including Bengaluru Urban, will be eased further beginning June 14.
The relaxations will be in effect until June 21, after which revised guidelines may be issued depending on the COVID-19 situation in these districts, according to ANI.
Karnataka government allows economic and other activities in a graded manner w.e.f. 6 am of June 14 to 6 am of June 21, wherein weekend and night curfew are proposed to be imposed. pic.twitter.com/eWI3SXwqRn
— ANI (@ANI) June 12, 2021
While bars and pubs can resume selling liquor bottles only as takeaway, standalone liquor stores can now open from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Previously, these stores were permitted to open from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Optical stores may reopen between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m.
According to the state’s revised Unlock 1.0 guidelines, regional transport offices (RTOs), tahsildar, taluk, and all other revenue department, housing, cooperation, and Nabard offices can operate with half the staff.
However, the night curfew will remain in effect every night from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m., while the weekend curfew will be in effect from 7 p.m. on June 18 to 5 a.m. on June 21.