COVID-19: West Bengal govt extends restrictions till July 1 - Here's what's allowed and what's not

04:46 PM Jun 14, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

West Bengal government on Monday extended the COVID-19 restrictions in the state till July 1. All essential services are exempted.

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee made the announcement while addressing a press conference. "Movement of people will be restricted between 9 pm and 5 am," she said.


Here's what's allowed and what's not


  • All govt offices will function with 25% strength.

  • Private and corporate offices will remain open from 10 am to 4 pm with not more than 25% strength

  • Shops in shopping mall & complexes allowed to open between 11am-6pm with 50% work force

  • Sports activities can resume without spectators.

  • All education institutes & waterways to remain closed.

  • Movement of private vehicles to remain suspended excluding for emergency

  • Restaurants with bars can open between 12 noon and 8 pm with 50% seating capacity

  • Movement of people will be restricted between 9 pm and 5 am

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