Highlights of COVID-19 restrictions in Bengaluru effective for a week from June 14

A file photo of shops on S.P. Road closed, during the lockdown, in Bengaluru.  

While continuing the current lockdown restrictions in 11 districts that have high positivity rate for COVID-19, the Karnataka government on June 10 modified some of the restrictions imposed in other districts, including Bengaluru, from June 14 to 21.

Here is a list of what is allowed in Bengaluru and what is not from June 14 to 21:

  • Shops related to food, groceries, fruits and vegetables, meat, fish and dairy will function from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ration shops too will be open.
  • Standalone liquor shops will be open from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Parks will be open from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. for walking and jogging, but group activities are prohibited.
  • Street vendors can carry out their business from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Optical shops are allowed to function from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Auto rickshaws and taxis will be allowed to operate with maximum of two passengers.
  • Daily night curfew from 7 p.m. till 5 a.m.
  • E-commerce activities are allowed during night curfew also.
  • Maximum of 40 people are allowed to attend marriage functions, which are allowed to be conducted at homes.
  • Maximum of five people allowed for funerals.
  • There will be no prohibition on inter-district travel.
  • Movement of transport goods and vehicles is allowed.
  • Travel for boarding train, flight or bus is permitted with valid travel documents.
  • All construction activities are permitted and shops related to construction, particularly cement and steel, are permitted to function.
  • All industries will be allowed to open with 50% staff. However, garment industries will function with 30% employees.
  • In addition to the already operating government offices, the following can open with 50% staff: Agriculture and allied offices, PWD, Housing, RTOs, Cooperation, NABARD and offices of Department of Revenue, Government of India.
  • Weekend curfew is from 7 p.m. on Friday till 5 a.m. Monday.
  • Only essential and emergency services are permitted during weekends. Liquor shops too are permitted between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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