States ease COVID-19 restrictions as cases decline; take a look

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While many states have imposed lockdown, some have stricter curbs and others have curfews to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

States ease COVID-19 restrictions as cases decline; take a look
As the COVID-19 cases and positivity rate are declining, a few states have eased some restrictions. Overall, the recovery rate is above 92 percent and the daily recoveries have been outnumbering the cases for the 20th straight day. The active caseload is below 20 lakh as of June 2, 8 am.
While many states have imposed lockdown, some have stricter curbs and others have curfews to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Here is a list of states that have offered some relaxations:
Maharashtra
- Essential shops are allowed to operate between 7 am to 2 pm
- Delivery of non-essential items to be allowed via e-commerce
- Local authorities to decide on the opening of standalone non-essential shops
- Malls not allowed to reopen yet
- Restaurants, eateries only allowed to home-delivery food
Tamil Nadu
- Malls, shopping complexes to remain shut
- Theatres and multiplexes will remain shut
- Hotels and restaurants can function from 6 am to 10 am for takeaways only
- E-commerce companies allowed to provide food, groceries, meat, provisions services
- Ongoing construction work will be allowed to carry on
- All standalone groceries, fish and meat stalls will be allowed to operate till 12 pm
Karnataka
- Restaurants, hotels closed except for deliveries
- All theatres, cinema halls, gymnasiums, shopping malls, sports complexes, stadiums and playgrounds, swimming pools, parks, bars and clubs, are closed
- Construction activities with in-situ labour allowed
- Manufacturing wholesale, retail, large brick and mortar stores or e-commerce companies allowed
Kerala
- Industrial establishments and manufacturing centres permitted to operate with a minimum staff
- Establishments, shops selling raw materials for industries, including packing materials allowed with limited timing
- Service sector permitted to function with work-from-home employees only
West Bengal
- Standalone shops seeling essentials allowed to operate for 3 hours daily
- Construction activities permitted after vaccinating workers
- ITeS sector shall also be allowed with 10 percent strength
- Industries will be closed but tea gardens can function with 50 percent capacity
- Shopping complexes, beauty parlours, cinema halls, sports facilities and restaurants to remain shut
Uttar Pradesh
- Restrictions eased in districts with less than 600 Covid cases with effect from June 1
- Shops allowed to open from 7 am to 7 pm on weekdays
- Restaurants can offer home delivery
Rajasthan
- All educational, coaching institutions, libraries, etc. will remain closed
- Cinema halls, theatres, multiplexes, auditoriums, swimming pools, amusement parks, picnic spots, all types of sports grounds will remain closed
- Shopping complexes, malls not allowed to open
- Cold storage, warehousing facilities can operate
Punjab
- All shops selling non-essential items remain shut
- All educational institutions will remain closed
- Opening of non-essential shops to be decided by the Deputy Commissioners depending on the number of cases
Delhi
- Construction and manufacturing units allowed to resume operations
- Public places like gyms, malls, beauty salons, cinema halls will remain shut
- Essential services such as groceries, milk booths, pharmacy shops, etc remain open
Haryana
- Malls allowed to open with restrictions on visitors
- Standalone shops allowed to remain open with restricted timings
- Hotels allowed to open but banquets and conference rooms to stay shut
- Cinema halls to remain shut; restaurants allowed only for deliveries
Madhya Pradesh
- Shops allowed to be open till 6 pm in districts where the weekly positivity rate is less than 5 percent
- Hotels, food courts and restaurants can operate at 50 percent capacity
- Cinemas, shopping malls, swimming pools, auditoriums and theatres will continue to remain closed

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