Beginning October 1, the Karnataka authorities has allowed 100 per cent occupancy in cinema theatres throughout the state. Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, who held a gathering with technical consultants on Friday, stated districts with a positivity price under one per cent can have theatres working to full capability whereas districts with positivity charges above one p.c will stay at 50 per cent capability.
Solely these vaccinated no less than as soon as will likely be allowed entry and they are going to be requested to furnish vaccination certificates.
The federal government has additionally taken a choice to permit pubs to open from October 3. Theatres and pubs will stay shut in locations the place the positivity price is above two per cent, Bommai stated.
In response to the well being division, the state positivity price on September 23 was 0.58 per cent.
Reeling beneath large losses, a number of members of the movie business have been placing stress on the federal government to permit the functioning of cinema theatres with 100 per cent occupancy. The theatres are working at solely 50 per cent capability at current.
Nevertheless, pregnant ladies and aged have been suggested in opposition to visiting theatres, auditoriums and comparable locations. Thermal screening will likely be achieved on the entry to theatres.
In April, the theatres had been closed owing to the lockdown brought on by the second wave. In June, the state authorities allowed the theatres to function at 50 per cent capability.
The state authorities has not proposed rest of the night time curfew which is able to stay in place from 10 pm to five am.
Underneath new tips that will likely be issued, the federal government is ready to permit 100 per cent attendance in courses VI to XII, as an alternative of the rotational 50 p.c in faculties. The courses will likely be permitted to function 5 days every week with Saturdays and Sundays reserved for sanitising faculties.