Bengaluru: The Karnataka government in a graded manner is allowing unlocking of many activities in the state as the number of active Covid-19 cases is on the decline. From today onwards, the state government has decided to allow the reopening of religious places while maintaining Covid-19 appropriate behaviour.
Educational institutes to open from tomorrow
Higher educational institutions like colleges and universities were also given the nod to start from tomorrow. On reopening colleges and universities, the government said only those who have taken at least one dose of vaccine will be allowed to attend their duties and classes.
Cinema theatres are allowed to operate with 50% occupancy
Cinema theatres are allowed to operate with 50 per cent occupancy after adhering to COVID-19 protocols. Earlier the Karnataka government has further eased restrictions with all public transport- buses and metro- were seen operating up to its seating capacity.
Religious places allowed to reopen:
“Temples, Mosque, Churches, Gurudwaras and other religious places are allowed to open and its related activities pertaining to these places from July 25, 2021, with strictly adhering to the COVID-19 behaviour and SOP issued by the concerned department, However, jathres, temple festivals, processions, congregations not allowed,” read a state government order. The state also permits amusements parks and similar places to re-open with COVID-19 restriction.