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West Bengal lockdown extended till August 15, check what's allowed, what's not

Night curfew hours to remain in place between 9 pm to 5 am except for emergency and essential services.

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DNA Web Team

Updated: Aug 01, 2021, 10:14 AM IST

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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government has extended restrictions till August 15. 

Night curfew hours to remain in place between 9 pm to 5 am except for emergency and essential services.

There has been no change to the timings of shops and markets. As per the order, vegetable markets can remain open from 6 am till noon, while gyms and salons have been allowed to open with 50% strength from 11 am to 6 pm.

Public buses, taxis, and autorickshaws are allowed to operate with 50% seating capacity. Similarly, the government order stated that both government and private offices can function with 50% staff.

The number of people allowed to attend social gatherings like weddings has been capped at 50.

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