Cinema halls shut in Karnataka (Representational photo)  |  Photo Credit: IANS
Bengaluru: With a surge in the number of Covid-19 cases, the Karnataka government on Tuesday issued guidelines to contain coronavirus transmission in the state. The BS Yedyiurappa government announced that night curfew will be imposed in the entire state from 9 pm on April 21 to 6 pm on May 4.
‘Weekend’ curfew will be imposed from Friday 9 pm to Monday 6 am.
All shops, shopping malls except those offering essential services to close at 9 pm from April 21.
COVID-19 restrictions in Karnataka: What is allowed, what is not
Schools. colleges. educational/ training/ coaching institutions etc. will remain closed. Online/ distance learning shall continue to be permitted and shall be encouraged.
All cinema halls shopping malls, gymnasiums, yoga centers, spas, sports complexes, stadiums, swimming pools, entertainment/ amusement parks, theatres, bars and auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places have ben ordered to remain shut.
Notably, the swimming pools approved by the Swimming Federation of lndia permitted to be opened for sports persons training purpose only.
All social/ political/ sports/ entertainment/ academic/ cultural/ religious gathering/ other gatherings and large congregations will remain prohibited.
Stadia and playground are allowed for organising sports events and practising purpose without spectators.
All religious places/ places of worship shall be closed for public. However, all personnel engaged in the service of the place of worship shall continue to perform their rituals and duties without involving any visitors.
Restaurant and eateries permitted to operate only for take away.
All construction activities, civil repair activities are permitted.
Works pertaining to pre-monsoon preparation are permitted.
Wholesale vegetable/fruitiflower markets shall be permitted to operate from open space or playgrounds strictly adhering to Covid appropriate behaviour. The shifting process shall be completed by April 23.
Standalone liquor shops and outlets/bars and restaurants are permitted for take away only.
Barber shops/salon/beauty parlours permitted with strictly adhering to Covid appropriate behaviour
Only essential employees/staff of IT and ITeS companies shall work from office. Rest will
work from home.
There shall be no restriction on inter-State and intra-State movement of persons and goods. No separate permission/approval/e-permit will be required for such movements.
Marriages with 50 people and cremations with 20 people capacity.
Shops, including ration shops (PDS), dealing with food, groceries. fruits and vegetables, dairy and milk booths. meat and fish, animal fodder permitted.