After months of lockdown, long queues returned to shopping malls and religious places today. As per the government’s order, now people are allowed to visit malls and religious places of worship nearly after 70 days of lockdown. Yesterday, the Health Ministry announced that malls, hotels, and religious places would reopen from June 8th with mandatory guidelines for the public.
Shopping malls have been reopened in many cities as per the regulations issued by Heath Ministry. Mask is compulsory for all the visitors, and their body temperatures will also be checked while entering and exiting. Yesterday, malls were sanitized, and as per reports, all the malls will be sanitized again and again for public safety.
It should be noted that food courts and restaurants inside the malls will be opened, but only for take always nobody is allowed to sit and eat until further notice. Apart from that, cinema halls in the malls will also remain closed until further notice. However, some states have not reopened the malls yet and are waiting for the situation to get better.
Malls, religious places witness long queues
As the nationwide lockdown eases, many people were seen visiting the worship places like temples, mosques, gurudwaras, and churches across the country taking respective measures. Long lines were witnessed outside the holy places where people were seen wearing masks as per the government’s order. However, prasad and garlands are not allowed yet.
Last week Central government announced Unlock 1 guidelines where reopening of malls and religious places was mentioned but maintain social distancing and following certain norms which are mandatory for everyone. Also, only asymptomatic people will be allowed to enter malls or religious places.