Karnataka unlock begins today: Check what's allowed, what isn't
In 11 districts in the state where the coronavirus positivity rate is high, the lockdown will continue till June 21. These are Chikmagalur, Shivamogga, Davanagere, Hassan, Bengaluru Rural, Mandya, Belagavi Kodagu, Dakshin Kannada, Mysore, and Chamarajanagar.
June 14, 2021 / 08:34 AM IST
The Karnataka government on June 10 announced that phased relaxation of lockdown in the state will begin in the state from June 14 in all but 11 districts. The 11 districts in Karnataka where lockdown will continue till June 21 are Chikmagalur, Shivamogga, Davanagere, Hassan, Bengaluru Rural, Mandya, Belagavi Kodagu, Dakshin Kannada, Mysore, and Chamarajanagar.
In all other districts, including Bengaluru Urban, lockdown restrictions have been relaxed, said Health Minister K Sudhakar. However, the daily night curfew will continue to be in place from 7 pm to 5 am and the weekend curfew from 7 pm on Fridays to 5 am on Mondays has also not been lifted.
Take a look at what's allowed, what isn't in Karnataka:
The restrictions have been relaxed from 6 am to 2 pm in 19 districts instead of the existing 6 am to 10 am.
All industries will be allowed to function with 50 percent of the workforce. Only in the garment sector, up to 30 percent of the workforce has been allowed.
Essential shops can open from 6 am to 2 pm, as against the existing rule allowing opening from 6 am to 10 am.
All construction activities can resume; shops selling construction goods will be allowed to operate till 2 pm.
Hotels and restaurants will be closed for dine-in and only takeaways and door delivery will be allowed.
Parks will be opened to the public from 5 am to 10 am.
Street vendors will be allowed till 2 pm.
Autos and taxis will be allowed to ply with two passengers.Click here for Moneycontrol's full coverage of COVID-19