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Unlock 3.0 rules for Bihar: What is allowed, what is not

Let us take a look at what will be allowed and not allowed in Bihar starting from August 1

July 31, 2020 / 03:58 PM IST
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The Bihar government released updated rules for the next phase of reopening in the state, two days after the Centre issued fresh guidelines for ‘Unlock 3.0’. This phase of ‘Unlock’ will be in place till August 16.

As of July 31, Bihar has registered a total of 45,919 COVID-19 cases. This figure includes 30,504 patients who had recovered and a death toll of 273.

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Here is what is allowed in Bihar from August 1:

> Shops will be allowed to open with certain restrictions as per the orders of district magistrates concerned.

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> Domestic flights and train services allowed

> Auto rickshaws and taxis will also be permitted to ply in the state

> Private vehicles will be allowed for permitted activities

> Private offices have also been allowed to operate with 50 percent staff strength

> Online and distance learning will be allowed

> Hospitals and other healthcare facilities will function normally

> Police, home guard and central armed forces allowed to operate with full staff strength

> Construction and agricultural activities allowed

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Here is what is not allowed in Bihar from August 1:

> Movements will be restricted between 10 pm and 5 am due to night curfew

> Malls and religious places will remain shut till August 16.

> All transport services will remain suspended with some exceptions like domestic flights and train

> All educational, training, research and coaching institutions will remain closed

> Gyms and park will remain closed

> All social, political, sports, entertainment, academic, cultural, religious gathering and opening of parks and gymnasiums is prohibited

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first published: Jul 31, 2020 03:58 pm