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Updated on: Sunday, August 08, 2021, 05:12 PM IST

Haryana Lockdown: COVID-19 restrictions extended till August 23; all shops, malls to remain open with social distancing norms

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Haryana government on Sunday announced the extension of COVID-19 guidelines under 'Surakshit Haryana' till August 23 with some relaxations. According to the guidelines, restaurants, bars, gyms, spas shall now be allowed to open with 50% seating capacity. Besides, all shops and malls are allowed to open with social distancing norms.

On July 31, the Haryana government had extended its guidelines till August 9, however the guidelines have been yet again pushed till August 23 now.

Here's a look at the complete list of revised guidelines:

a. Restaurants and Bars (including in hotels and in malls) are allowed to open with 50% of the seating capacity and adopting requisite social distancing norms, regular sanitisation and COVID-19 appropriate behavioural norms.

b. Gyms and Spas are allowed to open with 50% capacity after adopting requisite social distancing norms, regular sanitisation and COVID-19 appropriate behavioural norms.

c. Club houses/ restaurants/ bars of the Golf Courses are allowed to open with 50% seating capacity with adherence to requisite social distancing and other COVID-19 appropriate safety norms. Members/visitors shall be allowed to play in Golf Courses by the management in a staggered manner so as to avoid overcrowding.

d. All shops and malls are allowed to open with adherence to requisite social distancing norms, regular sanitisation and COVID-19 appropriate behavioural norms.

e. Swimming pools are allowed to open after adopting requisite social distancing norms, regular sanitisation and Covid appropriate behavioural norms. All swimmers/practitioners/eligible visitors and staff to preferably get vaccinated with both doses of COVID-19 vaccine.

Meanwhile, Haryana on Saturday reported one COVID-19 related fatality, taking the cumulative toll to 9,648 while 18 new infections pushed the total case count to 7,70,060. According to the health department's daily bulletin, the latest death was reported from Sirsa district.

Among the new cases, nine were from Gurugram and five from Faridabad district.

The total number of active cases in the state was 685. The total recoveries so far were 7,59,727. The recovery rate was 98.66 percent, the bulletin said.

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Published on: Sunday, August 08, 2021, 05:12 PM IST
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